Saturday, January 23, 2010

Top Baseball Prospect Retires to Enter Priesthood

NEW YORK — As a top prospect for the Oakland Athletics, outfielder Grant Desme might've gotten the call every minor leaguer wants this spring.
Instead, he believed he had another, higher calling.
Desme announced Friday that he was leaving baseball to enter the priesthood, walking away after a breakout season in which he became MVP of the Arizona Fall League.
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1 comment:

chimakuni said...

don't you love retirement at such a young age? I have so much admiration for this young man, called by God, following God's plan for his life.

Deo Gratis!