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Glenn Burke’s family at game as Oakland A’s honor him on LGBT Pride Night

Thursday, June 18, 2015
Glenn Burke was the first Major League Baseball player to come out to his teammates and managers during his career.
Glenn Burke's sister had a tough time even coming to the Oakland Coliseum for Athletics Pride Night. Her brother's death remains painful 20 years later, but she knows how much it would have meant to Burke to be honored in ...

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Mets’ infielder disagrees with MLB ambassador Billy Bean’s gay ‘lifestyle’

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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Mets infielder Daniel Murphy says he disagrees with the "lifestyle" of former major leaguer Billy Bean and other people who identify as gay. ...

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Major League Baseball appoints Billy Bean ‘ambassador’ for inclusion

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Billy Bean
MINNEAPOLIS -- Major League Baseball has appointed former outfielder Billy Bean, who came out as gay after his playing career, to serve as a consultant in guiding the sport toward greater inclusion and equality. Commissioner Bud Selig made the announcement ...

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