By David Saltzer,
AngelsWin.com Senior Writer
Sometimes you read something and you just have to respond.
The words are just too powerful to let go. Not saying anything gives approval
of the statement.
Yes, I’m talking about Torii Hunter—just not in the way you
think I am.
For those not familiar, at the end of December, Kevin
Baxter, a reporter for the Los Angeles Times, wrote an article about the
challenges facing an openly gay professional athlete in football, baseball, basketball
and hockey. In the article, Baxter quoted Torii Hunter as saying "For
me, as a Christian … I will be uncomfortable because in all my teachings and
all my learning, biblically, it's not right," and, "It will be
difficult and uncomfortable."
Shortly thereafter, Torii Hunter’s son, Torii
Hunter Jr. broke his leg during a football practice. The injury was extensive
and ultimately required a surgery to fix.
On January 1st, Torii Hunter posted
a comment on...