Skip to comments.Homosexuality and Baseball
Posted on 07/30/2019 7:13:33 AM PDT by Ennis85
The gaying of Americas national pastime is nearly complete.
This year, every single Major League Baseball (MLB) team will have hosted a Pride Night except for the Houston Astros and Texas Rangers, although both of those teams have held homosexual pride events previously.
Teams routinely post pictures of these events on social media, treating pride as just another theme night, yet they simultaneously wrap these events in a mantle of social justice, hyping their promotion of diversity and inclusion.
My hometown team, the Washington Nationals (Nats), boasts the longest running Pride Night of all major league teams.
On the scoreboard inside the stadium, the teams signature Curly W was painted in rainbow colors, reported an MLB News description of the Nats most recent celebration of homosexuality, which took place on June 4. The DC Different Drummers and Cheer DC performed as they welcomed fans entering the stadium via the Center Field Plaza. The Gay Mens Chorus of Washington gathered on the field to sing the national anthem.
Barney Frank, the nations first openly gay congressman, and his husband, Jim Ready, stood side by side on the mound as Ready threw out the ceremonial first pitch.
The two men followed it up with a kiss, according to the report.
Frank gained national notoriety in the late 1980s when it was revealed that a male prostitute he had hired for sex took up residence with him and operated a prostitution service out of the congressmans Capitol Hill apartment for two years.
The in-game marriage proposal shown on the scoreboard in between the sixth and seventh innings featured a man proposing to another man, continued the MLB News report, and the 32,573 fans in attendance stood for a round of applause when he said, Yes.
Among those fans would have been many innocent children who, though they came to watch a baseball game, ended up witnessing the absurdity of a bearded man down on one knee, proposing marriage to another man.
I couldn't be prouder of baseball, MLB vice president Billy Bean said in 2017. We're really leading the way.
Bean a former outfielder for the Detroit Tigers, the Los Angeles Dodgers, and the San Diego Padres who came out as homosexual after his MLB career ended was named the MLBs first Ambassador of Inclusion in 2014.
We don't have any players that are out or open, and I dont know if that is on the horizon or not, said Bean. He maintains that thats not whats really important. What is important to him is that all the major league teams have bought in to expanding the message of [LGBT] inclusion and acceptance.
Its great, we keep making progress, said former Congressman Frank, echoing Bean at the Nats Pride Night.
Its a good sign, too, that were not just winning a narrow segment [of fans], he said. Its broad acceptance.
And its not just Major League Baseball: During its most recent season, all 31 National Hockey League (NHL) teams held pride events.
Just last month, two of Atlantas professional sports teams the Atlanta Hawks and the Atlanta Falcons were credited with co-sponsoring a Drag Queen Story Hour event at Atlantas City Hall to cap Pride Month.
The Atlanta Hawks sent their mascot, Harry the Hawk, wearing pride flag plumage, to entertain the young children at the event, where a large man dressed as a woman read the LGBT-themed books Its Okay to be Different and Mary Had a Little Glam.
Where will big-league sports teams draw the line? Just a handful of big-league sports teams were holding pride events a decade ago.
In 2015, the NFLs New England Patriots and MLBs Tampa Bay Rays were among 379 corporations who signed an amicus brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down all state laws against same-sex marriage.
After becoming proponents of homosexuality to the satisfaction of LGBT proponents, major league sports teams are now on the cusp of throwing their weight behind transgenderism.
By supporting Drag Queen Story Hours, professional sports teams may soon find themselves tacitly encouraging surgical genital mutilation of children, a nightmare already on the rise in North America.
And why wouldnt they? Support for the emasculation of young males is the logical conclusion of their current trajectory.
It wasnt that long ago that comedian Rodney Dangerfied cracked up audiences with his famous line, I went to a fight the other night, and a hockey game broke out.
Its conceivable, if not likely, that NHL fans in the near future might be able to say, I went to a hockey game the other night, and a Drag Race broke out.
How many MLB baseball players are sodomites?
And “God Bless America” is banned.
Where do I get tickets for Straight White Male Christian Night?
For years now there have been no Red Sox games that are shown "over the air" and I don't have their pay channel.
I used to love baseball...but no longer.
Why is there a need to do these homosexual pride events in the first place?
I wish the world of sports would be completely separate from the social/political battles of society.
What are they saying? That you have to be liberal on these LGBT issues in order to be a fan of the baseball teams?? Is this where we are going?
Is the homosexual market some great untapped market for sports teams to recruit new fans?
>>How many MLB baseball players are sodomites?<<
I think the over/under is 0.5. Uh, I’ll take zero.
It is still sung here in Houston at the 7th inning stretch of Astros games.
I haven’t followed baseball in years.
Why doesn’t Major League Baseball just invite the homosexuals into the locker room, set up chairs, and let them watch the players take a shower?
Longing for the good old days before America went crazy.
They set up these events , and then if you say anything negative about it, then the liberals will say you are homophobic, as political correctness kicks in.
Great point! And if a player dares to speak out or say they believe in traditional marriage what how quickly they are released.
Barney and his boyfriend kissing.
Ride him, Barney!
Ride him like a dog!
No balking there!
Homosexuality is a lifestyle choice! Will there be Swingers and Threesomes nights at an MLB game anytime soon? I doubt it!
I don’t know about the other teams but I know this article isn’t quite accurate with regard to the Houston Astros. I’ve seen essentially the same article before and looked into what my hometown team did in the past. In the case of the Astros, they’ve allowed a gay group to do buy tickets as a group at a discount price, like they would with any other group. They never celebrated this group buy as gay pride day/night or even announced it. They simply gave a gay group the same deal on group buy tickets they give to literally everybody else who wants to buy tickets as a large group (frequently these group buy ticket deals are bought by companies in the oil industry).
“I wish the world of sports would be completely separate from the social/political battles of society.”
Agreed. But it will only get worse as a small fragment of society continues to push the rest of us to accept their weirdness.
Trust me, what’s happening now in MLB is also happening in the NHL. Teams like the Carolina Hurricanes are really up front about sponsoring Pride Nights.
Of all of the professional sports leagues out there these days, the NHL seems like the most unlikely to attract any following in the LGBTQ community.
I don't know. Let us know if you find out.
The Yankees dropped Kate Smiths version.
Its still done most places. It was added after 9-11.
No mention of Brady Anderson?
Disgusting kowtowing to these defectives.
That includes yes, the Patriots. I knew it. Every team has blood on its hands.
the worst part about playing on a baseball team is having to tell your mother that you are gay.
Imagine my surpise when I found out Hockey went down this routes.
I mean Hockey?! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6P4wg21mLf8&has_verified=1
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