No longer behind a mask, gay MLB umpire is being recognized

By : wire report
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ABOVE: Left to right, Kirk Walker, Billy Bean and Dale Scott representing MLB Pride at NYC Pride. Image from Dale Scott’s Facebook.

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — After 31 years behind the plate as an MLB umpire, Dale Scott knows how to recognize a strike.

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Out MLB umpire Dale Scott retires after 32 seasons

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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MLB umpire Dale Scott announced his retirement at age 58 after 32 seasons on Tuesday due to a string of concussions.

“I’m done,” Scott told the Associated Press.

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