Originally posted on Diehardsport  |  Last updated 12/31/12
Torii Hunter signed with the Detroit Tigers in the offseason for $26 million dollars over two seasons. The former Twins and Angels outfielder joins a Tigers team that made it to the World Series last season.Expected to be a clubhouse leader for Detroit, Hunter has started off on the wrong foot. He was quoted saying that having a gay teammate would be “difficult and uncomfortable.”“For me, as a Christian … I will be uncomfortable because in all my teachings and all my learning, biblically, it’s not right,” Hunter told the Times. “It will be difficult and uncomfortable.”Hunter also said that a gay teammate might divide a clubhouse.  It’s sad that in this day and age Hunter would say something like this even if he says he was misquoted in Baxter’s colum.I’m very disappointed in Kevin Baxter’s article in which my quotes and feelings have been misrepresented. He (cont) tl.gd/kidgaq— Torii Hunter (@toriihunter48) December 31, 2012Hunter’s entire message reads: I’m very disappointed in Kevin Baxter’s
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