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MLB’s new collective bargaining agreement to add ‘sexual orientation’ to discrimination clause
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | Updated: Wednesday, November 23 2011 | Andy Martino

Posted on 11/26/2011 10:27:33 AM PST by Salman

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The new CBA, released Tuesday, added the words “sexual orientation” to its section on discrimination. This development was first reported by the Daily News, and later confirmed by a news release, issued jointly by MLB and the Players’ Association, that read, “Non-discrimination based on sexual orientation were added to Article XV.”

Article XV, Section A of MLB’s expiring Basic Agreement, in effect from 2006-2011, states: “The provisions of this Agreement shall be applied to all Players covered by this Agreement without regard to race, color, religion or national origin.”

In the new agreement, the words “sexual orientation” were added to Article XV. Michael Weiner, the union’s executive director, said that the decision was not motivated by requests from his membership, but by “the lawyers on both sides just recognizing that it should be there.”

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1 posted on 11/26/2011 10:27:36 AM PST by Salman
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To: Salman

The Billy Bean clause.


2 posted on 11/26/2011 10:35:26 AM PST by fungoking (Tis a pleasure to live in the Ozarks)
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To: Salman

Why now?..baseball has always had “switch hitters”


3 posted on 11/26/2011 10:41:12 AM PST by ken5050 (Support Admin Mods: Doing the tough, hard, dirty jobs that Americans won't do...)
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To: Salman

Insert gay joke here -——> 0


4 posted on 11/26/2011 10:41:38 AM PST by Para-Ord.45
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To: Salman

Hit .350 or have an ERA below 3.0 and you will pull down at least six million a year and no one will care about your orientation.


5 posted on 11/26/2011 10:43:50 AM PST by trumandogz (In Rick Perry's Nanny State, the state will drive your kids to the dentist at tax payer expense)
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To: Salman

So if you yell out from the bleachers “Arod’s got a girly arm” they now arrest you?

Those zombie guys from Field of Dreams are turning over in their graves.


6 posted on 11/26/2011 10:46:58 AM PST by oldbill
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To: Salman

a new provision for “ball” players.


7 posted on 11/26/2011 10:48:40 AM PST by biggredd1
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To: oldbill

“So if you yell out from the bleachers “Arod’s got a girly arm” they now arrest you?”

No.


8 posted on 11/26/2011 10:53:06 AM PST by trumandogz (In Rick Perry's Nanny State, the state will drive your kids to the dentist at tax payer expense)
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To: Salman

Looks like that ‘It Gets Better’ program will be infecting the rest of MLB in short order...


9 posted on 11/26/2011 10:55:56 AM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: trumandogz

Well, all the joking aside, sports is probably the last prominent area of life with no openly homosexual people.

Correction - there are some open lesbians in the Women’s NBA.

But among men, are there any openly gay players? I heard about a couple of players who we learned were gay after their playing careers were over.


10 posted on 11/26/2011 10:58:26 AM PST by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Dilbert San Diego

It could get real confusing with transexual players,
how would you know who was pitching to whom???


11 posted on 11/26/2011 11:01:57 AM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

I am sure there are and have always been gay players in sports, but being open to the point of media attention has not happened.

The players would know, as would management and the sports media, but no one would talk about it.


12 posted on 11/26/2011 11:04:52 AM PST by trumandogz (In Rick Perry's Nanny State, the state will drive your kids to the dentist at tax payer expense)
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“alberta pujols” ? nyger morgan tweeted this I believe.


13 posted on 11/26/2011 11:15:41 AM PST by isom35
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To: Salman

All I can say is, play the game well, and no one will care what you are. If there’s any cure to people wondering what a player or entertainer is, it’s how well they do at what they do. If someone can hit plenty of homers, have a good batting average, or pitch a good number of strike-outs, no one will care what they do it private.


14 posted on 11/26/2011 11:45:18 AM PST by Morpheus2009
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To: Dilbert San Diego

I am sure there were, and are homosexual players in baseball, however, as you said, most of them had little need to flame it at everyone, just because perhaps at least some of them got the idea that if you could at least play the game well, the audience would respect you almost completely regardless of whatever else there is to know about you. There may have been some players that made it known, but a lot of that easily gets forgotten by a guy like me who sees the player and the plays more than anything else.


15 posted on 11/26/2011 11:49:06 AM PST by Morpheus2009
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To: Salman

Major League Baseball.

I can’t remember the last time I heard about any poofters on the diamond, but again probably nobody cared. It was baseball that fans cared about. They’d surely draw the line at molested children, but how adults entertained themselves off the diamond was not even worthy of the fans’ note. This is feelgood redundancy, but it’s pernicious too because it gives poofter advocacy something more to brag about.


16 posted on 11/26/2011 12:31:39 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (bloodwashed not whitewashed)
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To: trumandogz

Gayness would naturally be less likely in sports, especially in this AIDS/HIV era. Not good news for any athlete.


17 posted on 11/26/2011 12:33:47 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (bloodwashed not whitewashed)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

It is a rather empty protection as in sports, performance is the only thing that counts and that is the way it should be.


18 posted on 11/26/2011 12:36:50 PM PST by trumandogz (In Rick Perry's Nanny State, the state will drive your kids to the dentist at tax payer expense)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

“Correction - there are some open lesbians in the Women’s NBA.”

Women’s NBA appeals to anyone who isn’t an open lesbian? :?


19 posted on 11/26/2011 12:58:15 PM PST by ReformationFan
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To: ken5050

LOL...good one!


20 posted on 11/26/2011 12:59:49 PM PST by Churchillspirit (9/11/01...NEVER FORGET.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Tennis is full of lesbians.


21 posted on 11/26/2011 1:00:54 PM PST by Churchillspirit (9/11/01...NEVER FORGET.)
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To: Salman

Good news for those who would wish to marry goats or donkeys.

Not quite sure, however, how this will contribute to the moral stature of baseball.


22 posted on 11/26/2011 4:39:18 PM PST by Jack Hammer
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