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Monday, January 25, 2010

Priestly call beats out the Big Leagues

Grant Desme was living out the dream of many young men. The 23-year-old Oakland A'sprospect won Arizona Fall League MVP honors, and it looked like he was headed to the Majors in short order.

Turns out God had other plans for Desme, who announced Friday he is retiring from baseball to enter seminary at St. Michael's Norbertine Abbey in Orange County, Calif.

"I want to give my life completely to God out of love because of everything he's done for me," he said in a story posted at MLB.com. "Something like this is even very little compared to what he's done for me."

Click HERE to read more about Desme's remarkable decision.

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