Because the "gay athlete" stories never go away, here is a reblog of a story from last year at this time.
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David Denson planned to take his time in telling all of his teammates he is gay.
Then a head-turning homophobic slur helped expedite the process. Denson, who last weekend became the first active player on a MLB-affiliated team to come out, sternly told a teammate in response to a gay slur: Be careful. 227 more words
Major League Baseball’s first ambassador for inclusion helped counsel Milwaukee Brewers minor leaguer David Denson about his decision to reveal he’s gay.
Bean, a former outfielder for the Los Angeles Dodgers who came out in 1999 and quit baseball over the personal conflict of hiding his sexuality, played an integral role in Denson’s decision and spoke about the challenges he’s now presented with. 256 more words
NEWARK (CBSMiami/AP) – A league that historically doesn’t like change is contemplating a fairly big one.
Commissioner Rob Manfred thinks baseball may need to consider moving the trade deadline back to give teams in the hunt for a wild card more time. 351 more words
By Jon Weisman
Sorry for the near silence the past couple days — deadline for the June issue of Dodger Insider magazine is coming in hard and fast. 338 more words
NEW YORK (WFAN) — Major League Baseball’s first inclusion ambassador says his visit to New York Mets camp this week was “100 percent successful” despite the… 678 more words