Surgeons at Johns Hopkins Hospital
yesterday implanted a heart pacemaker
in former Baltimore Colt and NFL
Hall of Famer Art Donovan
. Donovan was in
stable condition after the operation, the hospital said.
"The operation went very well and he has an excellent prognosis," said
cardiac surgeon Levi Watkins, who performed the procedure.
Donovan, a defensive tackle, became the Colts
' first Hall of Famer in
In lieu of flowers, Donovan requested that donations be made to the
Grant-a-Wish Foundation, an organization for critically ill children. The
money will go toward construction of the Children's House at Hopkins, where
families of critically ill children will stay during treatments.
The address of the Grant-a-Wish Foundation is P.O. Box 21211, Baltimore,
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