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Blue Jays Pitcher Anthony Bass Apologizes Over Transphobic Boycott Post

He apologized a day after he shared the transphobic video.

T.J. House, Former MLB Player, Comes Out as Gay

The baseball pitcher becomes only the third former player in the league's history to come out publicly. 

Maybelle Blair, ALOTO Inspiration, Throws 1st Pitch at Dodgers Game

The recently out Blair played in the famed All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, which inspired the new A League of Their Own series and the original film.

L.A. Dodgers to Sport Rainbow-Trimmed Caps for Pride Night

The Dodgers will become the second team, after the San Francisco Giants, to wear LGBTQ+ Pride caps for a game.

Bryan Ruby Becomes Only Active Pro Baseballer to Be Out as Gay

Ruby, who plays for an Oregon minor league team, is also a country music songwriter.

Sportscaster Who Quit After Antigay Slur Now Covers High School Games

Thom Brennaman, who used the f word on-air, will be covering high school sports instead of Major League Baseball.

Cincinnati Reds Broadcaster Resigns After Using Antigay Slur

Thom Brennaman, who has covered major sports for over three decades, was slammed for using the f word on air.

MLB Is Laying the Groundwork for Its First Out Player

Billy Bean and Major League Baseball are not just going purple for Spirit Day, but going to bat for queer kids all year long.

Atlanta Braves Organist Reminds Antigay Player We Were 'Born This Way'

The Braves' organist trolled Daniel Murphy with songs about love and inclusion.

Lesbian Chicago Cubs Owner OK With Player Despite Antigay History

Laura Ricketts says she got on board with acquiring Daniel Murphy after talks with MLB inclusion ambassador Billy Bean and others.

MLB's Josh Hader to Take Sensitivity Training After Old Tweets Surface

Hader's racist and homophobic tweets from 2011 resurfaced during the All-Star Game Tuesday.

Cleveland Indians Change Offensive Logo, Keep Name

Major League Baseball team Cleveland Indians will change its logo next year.

Dale Scott, First Out MLB Umpire, to Retire

Scott, who came out in 2014, suffered a concussion this year, and decided the time for retirement has arrived.

19 Male Baseball Heroes Who Came Out as Gay or Bisexual

These players, coaches, and umpires rounded the bases to reveal who they are.

Curt Schilling Says Those Offended by Antigay Slurs Are 'Snowflakes'

To the retired major league pitcher and conservative commentator, Matt Joyce's use of such a slur toward a fan Friday was no big deal.

Oakland A's Outfielder Uses Gay Slur Against Fan

Matt Joyce used the slur during a game with the Angels in Anaheim, an AP photograper says. 


Former MLB Star: I Blackmailed Gay Umpires

The editor of Outsports is calling for MLB to issue a lifetime ban on Lenny Dykstra.

New York Mets' Homophobic Kiss Cam Strikes Out

The Kiss Cam at the New York Mets' Citi Field focused on two men as a supposed joke, but one fan wasn't laughing. 

Yogi Berra, Baseball Legend and LGBT Ally, Dead at 90

Berra partnered with Athlete Ally, a group working for LGBT equality, and was a consistent champion of the underdog.