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Former baseball star Lenny Dykstra: I blackmailed closeted umpires

Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Lenny Dykstra
The former MLB player spent half a million dollars hiring private investigators to dig up dirt on umpires. ...

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Breanna Sinclairé becomes first trans person to perform National Anthem at MLB Game

Friday, June 19, 2015
It was only the second game Sinclairé ever attended, but the classically trained soprano, who has a 4½-octave range, broke new ground before the Oakland A’s game with the San Diego Padres at the A’s LGBT Pride night. ...

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

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Daniel Murphy
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 umpire Dale Scott comes out as gay

Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Dale Scott
Major League Baseball umpire Dale Scott says he is gay, the latest such disclosure in sports. ...

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NY Yankees manager: MLB would accept an openly gay player

Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Frank Franklin II, APNew York Yankees manager Joe Girardi speaks during a news conference, at Yankee Stadium Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in New York.
NEW YORK — Yankees manager Joe Girardi says Major League Baseball would accept an openly gay player. ...

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NY Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard’s apology: Gay slur a Twitter ‘mishap’

Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Newly acquired New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard issued an apology Tuesday after becoming the latest professional athlete caught for tweeting an anti-gay slur. ...

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ESPN poll reveals where pro athletes stand on same-sex marriage

Saturday, October 13, 2012
Professional hockey players are the most supportive professional athletes on the issue of marriage equality, according to a recently published ESPN poll. ...

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Newspaper exec, former Pittsburgh Pirates owner comes out as gay

Sunday, September 23, 2012
Kevin McClatchy
Kevin McClatchy, the former owner of the Pittsburgh Pirates and now the board chairman at the McClatchy Company newspaper chain, has come out as gay. ...

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