MLB's tepid response to the anti-gay bigotry of Escobar this season and Beckham and McDowell last season pales in comparison to its complete silence on the issue of drunk driving. The new Collective Bargaining Agreement that was negotiated this past winter did not include a new provision to allow MLB to suspend players for driving under the influence of alcohol despite the high number of DUIs from last season. A first-time offender faces a game suspension, a repeat offender gets games, and a third strike means you are out of the game for good.
Seventy-five years later, its gay stars are finally opening up. The hotel was likely decorated with muted colors in the modernist style of the previous decade. All available supplies needed to go toward the war effort.
Sean Conroy, 23, led the Sonoma Stompers to a victory during his first start with the man team that is part of the independent Pacific Association of Baseball Clubs. The right hander struck-out 11 players and allowed three hits over nine innings. The Stompers did not make a special announcement or call attention to the milestone so Conroy could focus on his pitching, General Manager Theo Fightmaster said.
The subject who is truly loyal to the Chief Magistrate will neither advise nor submit to arbitrary measures. For Toronto Blue Jays fans, Friday's home opener is a time for genuine optimism. Baseball is back in Canada, we're back at the ballpark, and we can all dream of another October. Yet just three games into the season, a reminder of sexism and homophobia derailed those good feelings.
Former Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Glenn Burke would have wanted to give Collins a high-five, but did not live to see Collins come out. After quitting the majors in at age 27 following four seasons in which he was shunned for his gay lifestyle, Burke eventually lapsed into a drug problem and died in from complications from AIDS. Bill Bean walked away from a six-season MLB career indisconsolate after the sudden death of his partner and the double life he led on and off the diamond.
Founded inthe Cabbagetown Group Softball League's CGSL mission is to provide an opportunity for gay, lesbian and straight persons and their supporters who wish to play softball in an atmosphere free from discrimination as to skill, gender, race, religion or sexual orientation. Initially comprised of only 4 teams, the CGSL currently boasts 18 teams in 3 divisions of play with membership in excess of women and men. In addition to playing softball, the League has become a vibrant force in the Lesbian and Gay international community through its annual events, entertainment spectacles, celebrations, volunteer work and charity.
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A private donor has committed up to one-third of the capital costs. The initial vote at city council in saw only two dissenting voices, although a few councillors raised concerns about financing, queue-jumping other projects and a possible precedent for minority groups who might want their own facilities. A councillor who asked if people had reported being turned away from city community centres because of sexual orientation was told this had not happened.
This copy is for your personal non-commercial use only. Matt Kaplon came out to his family and a few close friends over the winter break, but he was most apprehensive about an audience that awaited him back at school. A four-year starter, Kaplon was among the most respected players on the team, but he was still uneasy.