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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Harry Price of Australia, the world's top-ranked match racer, took a 2-0 lead over defending champion Christophe Killian of the host Balboa Yacht Club in their first-to-three semifinal in the Governor's Cup.
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.