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The Openly Gay Athlete, Rich Paschall, Sunday Night Blog

If you have read any stories about gay athletes in professional sports you would certainly know about it.  983 more words

Richard Paschall

Rich Paschall reblogged this on Sunday Night Blog and commented:

Because the "gay athlete" stories never go away, here is a reblog of a story from last year at this time.

The first openly gay player on a MLB-affiliated team came out after hearing a homophobic slur

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


Billy Bean counseled Brewers minor leaguer about decision to reveal he's gay

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


Milwaukee Brewers minor leaguer reveals he's gay

Milwaukee Brewers farmhand David Denson revealed to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel on Saturday that he’s gay. The 20-year-old Helena Brewers first baseman reached out to the newspaper with… 96 more words


Manfred: MLB May Need To Consider Moving Back Trade Deadline

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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


In case you missed it: Julio Urias to have elective surgery

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

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Billy Bean On WFAN: Murphy's Comments 'A Reminder That We're Just Getting Started'

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