Southern Miss alum Kirk McCarty taking baseball career international

51 views – Jeff Haeger – 2023-01-20 22:15:28

Former Southern Miss pitcher Kirk McCarty spent more than a quarter century of his life working towards his childhood dream of playing professional baseball.

Last season, he finally got to live out that dream and he’s still living it, just in a different country. The Hattiesburg native training in before stamping his passport.

“There are people in my circle that might’ve expected it. For me, it felt so far away.” Almost five years after being selected by the Cleveland Guardians in the seventh round of the MLB First Year Player draft out of Southern…

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