Garth Brooks To Attend Spring Training

Country star signed a minor-league contract with Mets.

Country star and aspiring baseball player Garth Brooks, who spent

part of training camp with the San Diego Padres last year, will train

with the New York Mets in the spring, according to the Associated

Press. Brooks signed a minor-league contract with the team, which

trains in Port St. Lucie, Fla. Brooks, who released a rock album, In

the Life of Chris Gaines, in the fall, batted .045 in 22 plate

appearances with the Padres during last year's exhibition season.