NEW YORK (AP) Billy Bean has been promoted to vice president for social responsibility and inclusion by Major League Baseball. MLB has also added Curtis Pride as an ambassador for inclusion. Bean came out as gay in 1999, four years after his final major league season. He was hired by MLB in July 2014 as a consultant and given the title ambassador for inclusion. Bean will oversee...
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January 07, 2016 | Discuss
TOPPS LAUNCHES “PRIDE & PERSEVERANCE” SET TO CELEBRATE PAST AND PRESENT MAJOR LEAGUERS WHO HAVE OVERCOME CHALLENGES 2015 Baseball Update Series Insert Includes Jim Abbott, William Hoy, Anthony Rizzo, Among Others Major League Baseball players inspire fans of all ages, facing challenging odds on their climb through the professional ranks. Some players endure additional obstacles...
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