Gay and lesbian athletes inducted into Hall of Fame

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Chicago (AP) – Dave Pallone, who was part of Chicago history when he umpired the first night game at Wrigley Field, returns to Chicago to take part in another chapter of American sports history: His inclusion in the inaugural class of what organizers say is the first-of-its-kind National Gay & Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame.

On Aug 2., Pallone was honored in the first class of inductees that includes tennis greats Martina Navratilova and Billie Jean King, Olympic diving champion Greg Louganis, and Jason Collins, who in April became the first active male professional athlete in a major team sport to publicly reveal he was gay.

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