Dirk Hayhurst

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Drafted from Kent State University in 2003 as a senior sign, Dirk Hayhurst has pitched professionally for nine years on more than eight minor league teams and two major league teams, including the San Diego Padres and the Toronto Blue Jays. In 2011, he signed with the Tampa Bay Rays and pitched for their Triple-A team, the Durham Bulls, in Durham, NC. Hayhurst was born in Canton, Ohio, and resides in the off-season in Hudson, Ohio, with his wife Bonnie, a music therapist.

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Hang Up Your Cleats, 4. Finding Your Next Passion

When you go to your first career-level job interview after baseball, you’ll most likely get asked this question:

“What’s your passion.”

You could say baseball. You wouldn’t be lying.

But, look, unless this is a baseball related job, the interviewer will most likely wonder why you aren’t pursuing a job in baseball—if that’s your passion.

Why are you in this room, with them, right now, if you don’t h...

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“You don't get married for yourself, you get married because you're better together than separate.”
Dirk Hayhurst, Out of My League: A Rookie's Survival in the Bigs

“But then again, living is a gamble. We all wind up and deliver our pitch, and what happens after that—strike three, home run, or shoulder injury—is out of our control. We can’t go back, but we can go forward with what we’ve learned.”
Dirk Hayhurst, Bigger Than the Game: Restitching a Major League Life

“We shared the same faith, which was big because she was worried about getting matched with an Internet-spawned psychopathic killing machine. I told her that, historically speaking, there have been several psychos who believed in Jesus, but she told me if I gave her any trouble she'd kick me in the crotch and run - she told me it was what Jesus would do.”
Dirk Hayhurst, Out of My League: A Rookie's Survival in the Bigs

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