After spending one season in the Minor Leagues with the St. Louis Cardinals, pitcher Tyler Dunnington leaves because he has heard a conversation of his teammates and the coach who said that they wanted to kill gays.
‘I was also one of the unfortunate closeted gay athletes who experienced years of homophobia in the sport I loved. I was able to take most of it with a grain of salt but towards the end of my career I could tell it was affecting my relationships with people, my performance, and my overall happiness’ , Tyler says.
The St. Louis Cardinals consider the allegations very seriously. Here is what they claim: “This is very disappointing and our hope is that every player, staff member and employee feels that they are treated equally and fairly’