Grant Desme is giving up baseball to become a priest. The 23-year-old won the Big West Conference triple crown while attending college at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, then advanced to the California League, where he scored MVP awards. He hit .315 with 11 home runs, but apparently raw talent wasn't enough to keep Desme in the game. According to LATimes.com, he was picked up by the Oakland A's in the second round of the 2007 draft -- with the A's signing him for a whopping $432,000 bonus. He...Read Full Story
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