Former Cal Poly baseball star Grant Desmé was in the Oakland A’s organization and nearly to Major League Baseball when he decided to enter the priesthood. He’s left the monastery and is playing sports again.
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Grant Desme at age 24 was an Oakland A's prospect when he decided to enter the priesthood. Now, the former Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo baseball star has returned to professional baseball with the Lancaster Barnstormers.