Brian Kingrey and his million-dollar check - 2K Sports Brian Kingrey isn't really a fan of baseball video games, nor is he particularly fond of baseball in general.
But money? He's a big fan of that -- and now possesses a hefty chunk of it. The Lousiana man raked in $1 million by being the first player to throw a perfect game in 2K Sports' baseball sim, MLB 2K11.
"I'm not really into sports games, but I am into competitive games, so when I heard about this competition, I couldn't leave it alone," says Kingrey, who is a music teacher in Hammond, LA. "Two weeks before the competition started, my wife forced me to go get the game. She was like 'I don't know why you're not doing this.'"Read More »from MLB 2K11 makes Louisiana man a millionaire