Sep 28, 2012, 9:42 AM EDT
Although you may remember him as Grant Desme, the Oakland A’s center field prospect who hit .288/.365/.568 with 31 homers and 40 steals in 131 games between high Single-A and Double-A in 2009. And then who, in 2010, quit baseball and joined a seminary to become a priest.
Today Jeff Passan has the story of where he’s been and what he’s been doing for the past two years. It’s a good long read, but I think this sums it up:
I had everything I wanted,” he says, “and it wasn’t enough.”
Sometimes it’s that simple.
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