He preferred Dymetadrine, a light asthma medication that sends more oxygen to the brain. Bean publicly came out as gay in A player in the s, Burke opened up about being homosexual after his career ended, but he lived and died with a deep sadness from having to hide who he was. That's not love at all. What the f—k, man? Retrieved December 4, It was a decision over which he still beats himself.
It's the same way that there are aspects of my life that I'm trying to surrender to Christ in my own life.
Mets welcome openly gay Billy Bean to spring training
Piazza believes the persistent whispers that he was in the closet began after Mets manager Bobby Valentine said in a interview that Major League Baseball was ready for an openly gay player. Dodgers, but it was never discussed publicly. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Trending Now on NYPost. He became the second Major League Baseball player to publicly come out as gay. That, I would say, you can still accept them but I do disagree with the lifestyle, percent. View author archive email the author follow on twitter Get author RSS feed.
But Piazza went no further — and never realized his dream of revenge. Logo and all related marks and designs are trademarks of Viacom International Inc. Or is there something about the sport that makes it harder to come out? But Murphy also saw the moment as an opening for a conversation and an avenue to get past stereotypes. Retrieved 21 September Former pro-baseball player Billy Bean pursues a new field of dreams". Where players are born can impact their feelings about homosexuality, as well: