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Confessions of a Benchwarmer: Spring Training and Beyond in the Sonoran Desert

By Matthew Wexler | Friday Apr 25, 2014
What happens when EDGE travel editor Matthew Wexler unleashes the ghosts of baseball past at Phoenix’s Cactus League spring training? Let’s just say there are a lot of balls in the air.

New Poll: 81% of MLB Ready for Out Player

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Mar 25, 2014
Just as the 2014 baseball season is about to begin, ESPN Magazine released a new poll that revealed that the majority of baseball players are ready to accept an openly gay player in Major League Baseball.

MLB Criticized Vetoed Arizona Rights Bill

Thursday Feb 27, 2014
Major League Baseball issued a statement criticizing legislation in Arizona that Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a few hours later.

Yankee Manager: MLB Can Accept Out Player

By Jason St. Amand | Saturday Feb 15, 2014
The Yankee’s manager Joe Girardi said Tuesday that Major League Baseball would welcome an openly gay player, just days after National Football League prospect Michael Same came out.

Yankees Manager Says MLB Ready For Openly Gay Player

Wednesday Feb 12, 2014
Yankees manager Joe Girardi says Major League Baseball would accept an openly gay player.

Astros Pitcher Apologizes For Gay Slur Tweet About Bieber

Tuesday Feb 11, 2014
Astros pitcher Jarred Cosart has apologized after he reportedly used a gay slur to describe pop star Justin Bieber when he tweeted a message to a former teammate.

Largest Signed Baseball Collection on Display

By Tamara Lush | Wednesday Oct 23, 2013
A collection of signed baseball memorabilia with an estimated value of $2 to $3 million is now on display at the St. Petersburg Museum of History in Florida.

Are Atlanta Braves Fans Anti-Gay?

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Oct 18, 2013
On Thursday, millions of people put on purple to show their support for Spirit Day, including officials the Major League Baseball. But according to a report by Project Q Atlanta, fans of the Atlanta Braves didn’t respond well with the campaign and bullied

Major League Baseball Celebrates Spirit Day

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Oct 17, 2013
On Oct. 17, officials and athletes from Major League Baseball will be showing their support for Spirit Day - a day promoted by GLAAD to support LGBT youth who are victims of bullying.

Baseball’s Fashion: Classic Logos Never Go Out of Style

By Ben Walker | Wednesday Oct 16, 2013
Tune in this week to watch Yasiel Puig or David Ortiz in high-def, then check out these throwbacks: Jackie Robinson stealing home in a grainy newsreel, Ted Williams swinging in a black-and-white photo. Same style, now and then.