After six years in the minors, pitcher Dirk Hayhurst hopes 2008
is the year he breaks into the big leagues. But every time Dirk
looks up, the bases are loaded with challenges--a wedding balancing
on a blind hope, a family in chaos, and paychecks that beg Dirk to
answer, "How long can I afford to keep doing this?"
Then it finally happens--Dirk gets called up to the Majors, to
play for the San Diego Padres. A dream comes true when he takes the
mound against the San Francisco Giants, kicking off forty insane
days and nights in the Bigs.
Like the classic games of baseball's history, Out of My
League entertains from the first pitch to the last out,
capturing the gritty realities of playing on the big stage, the
comedy and camaraderie in the dugouts and locker rooms, and the
hard-fought, personal journeys that drive our love of America's