26th June 2015
First out gay player welcomed in pro baseball game 1
7:50 AM — Professional baseball has welcomed its first out gay player, in a minor league game.
17th June 2015
Baseball umpire Dale Scott: It’s been business as usual since coming out
11:16 AM — Out Major League Baseball umpire Dale Scott says he has encountered no homophobia since coming out publicly.
5th May 2015
Watch: This baseball crowd’s reaction to a gay couple on the kiss cam may surprise you 4
9:50 AM — A gay couple kissed on the kiss cam for the first time at this baseball stadium at the weekend, and you may be surprised at the reaction from the crowd.
1st April 2015
Baseball player’s girlfriend buys up and donates ticket for LGBT Pride Night 6
3:21 PM — When some Oakland Athletics season ticket holders objected to the night, Eireann Dolan had the best repsonse...
6th March 2015
Baseball star Billy Bean responds to Mets player’s comments on his ‘gay lifestyle’ 12
2:46 PM — Former LA Dodgers player Billy Bean has responded to Daniel Murphy's comments about his sexuality, saying it would be "hypocritical" of him not to understand that some people won't accept his sexuality.
4th March 2015
Baseball star Daniel Murphy disagrees with the homosexual ‘lifestyle’ 56
6:38 PM — Baseball star Daniel Murphy has said that he disagrees with a former player's gay "lifestyle".
1st March 2015
TV host: I cured a man’s homosexuality by buying him baseball tickets 116
12:37 PM — A Christian TV host has claimed that he once convinced a man to renounce his homosexuality - by offering him baseball tickets.
25th February 2015
Former baseball player Jason Burch comes out as gay 4
7:16 PM — Jason Burch, a former Minor League baseball player, has come out as gay.
2nd December 2014
US: Major League Baseball umpire comes out as gay 2
5:53 PM — A Major League Baseball umpire has come out as gay and continued umpiring becoming the first active, out gay umpire in the sport.
1st November 2014
Baseball star Torii Hunter endorses Republican to ‘keep marriage between a man and a woman’ 11
1:28 PM — Baseball player Torii Hunter has cited opposition to same-sex marriage as a reason to back an Arkansas Republican candidate.
15th July 2014
US: MLB will address homophobia in baseball during the All-Star Game
8:01 PM — Major League Baseball will make an announcement this Tuesday evening that will dramatically shift their ability to combat homophobia and help gay players, coaches and staff in the league.
4th March 2014
Jamie Lee Curtis to produce film about gay baseball icon 2
6:28 PM — Jamie Lee Curtis is set to produce a film based on the life of gay, former baseball player Glenn Burke.
18th September 2013
US: Baseball player said he was questioned by teammates on why he joined NOH8 campaign with his wife 8
7:11 PM — A US baseball player has said that players on his team questioned why he and his wife would appear in photographs for the NOH8 campaign.
27th March 2013
Brendon Ayanbadejo: A baseball player will come out of the closet before an NFL player
2:07 AM — Super Bowl Champion Brendon Ayanbadejo, has said that he thinks it is more likely that a baseball player will come out sooner than anyone in the NFL.
18th February 2013
Baseball player who used homophobic slur: ‘I made a mistake and I am different now’
12:20 AM — A baseball player in the US has again apologised for a "mistake" he made when writing a homophobic slur on his face during a game, and has said that he wants to put the past behind him.
1st February 2013
Former baseball player: ‘Why the hell should being gay matter in professional sport?’ 6
5:52 PM — A former Major League baseball player has said that he played alongside gay teammates, and that he didn't understand why any player should have a problem with doing so.
31st December 2012
US baseball star Torii Hunter: I would be ‘uncomfortable’ with having a gay teammate 67
11:22 AM — Torii Hunter, who plays as a slugger for the Detroit Tigers, says he would find it “difficult and uncomfortable” to accept openly gay baseball players.
19th December 2012
US: Baseball player apologises for tweeting homophobic slur 1
1:55 AM — A New York Mets baseball player has apologised after he used a homophobic slur in a twitter conversation with a friend earlier this month.
18th September 2012
Canada: Baseball player took to the field with a homophobic slur on his face 6
12:22 AM — Suspension or a fine have been suggested as punishment for a Canadian Major League Baseball player who participated in a game, with a homophobic slur written on his face.
30th March 2012
Connecticut man alleges past gay relationship with American baseball star 21
12:08 PM — A man in Hartford, Connecticut is being investigated by the police after allegedly threatening Carl Pavano, an American baseball star who plays for Minnesota Twins, with the revelation that the pair had an gay relationship in high school.