Garth Brooks To Try Baseball

Country superstar Garth Brooks plans to take a swing at a baseball career by joining the San Diego Padres at their training camp in Peoria, Ariz., according to The Associated Press. Brooks, who was a sports star at his Oklahoma high school, was invited to spring training by the Padres. "I'm coming down there to play ball. I'm excited. I'm nervous. I'm scared. You know it's going to be neat," Brooks said in the report. "I want to be a 10th man, a utility man."