Word on the Street: MLB fighting homophobia in professional sports
THE BRONX - Major League Baseball is stepping up to the plate to help fight homophobia.
The MLB said it's trying to make the league a more welcoming place for gay players, coaches and staff.
The announcement comes just months after Michael Sam, the first openly gay NFL player, was drafted.
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