Ryan Doherty -- all seven-feet of him -- used to throw a baseball for the University of Notre Dame and later, in the minors, for the Arizona Diamondbacks. Ryan now plays professional beach volleyball.
And -- he's dominating!!!
In the four pro tournaments he's played in -- Doherty and his partner Casey Patterson have won three! Their most recent win came yesterday on the Chicago lakeshore. Here's a link to the Chicago Tribune story:
LINK: IRISH BASEBALL STAR HITS THE BEACH