Glenn Burke

Glenn Burke

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Glenn Lawrence Burke (November 16, 1952 (Oakland, California) - May 30, 1995 (San Leandro, California) was a Major League Baseball player for the Los Angeles Dodgers and Oakland Athletics from 1976 to 1979. Burke was the first and only Major League Baseball player known to have been out to his teammates and team owners during his professional career.[citation needed] He was the first to publicly acknowledge his homosexuality. He died from AIDS-related causes in 1995. "They can't ever say now that a gay man can't play in the majors, because I'm a gay man and I made it." - Glenn Burke.show more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
  • Lect Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135869477
  • 9786135869477