Dec 2, 2014, 8:30am PST
August 12, 2021
Retired umpire Dale Scott records voiceover for Hall of Fame’s video series
Harkening back to his days in radio, Scott lends his talents to narrate a Cooperstown-worthy segment on baseball’s international tours.
April 1, 2021
It’s time for an active player to come out. Baseball needs it
On Opening Day, it feels like MLB needs more humanity. And an active player coming out would provide that very quality.
February 26, 2021
Gay umpire Dale Scott reflects on the impact of telling his coming out story
Dale Scott didn’t plan on his coming up affecting so many lives for the better. But doing so as an active umpire made him a national story and earned him numerous fans.
August 6, 2020
Gay former umpire Dale Scott joins in virtual ‘Take Me Out to the Ballgame’
To welcome the 2020 season, Scott puts the mask back on to join several baseball players and alumni in a virtual seventh inning stretch.
February 26, 2020
Billy Bean’s regrets about his career fueled his desire to make MLB more inclusive
In an appearance on the Outsports LPF Podcast, Bean opens up about painful memories and missed opportunities during his time as an active player.
November 6, 2019
It’s time for the Baseball Hall of Fame to recognize LGBTQ history
As Major League Baseball continues to progress in its relationship with the LGBTQ community, our Ken Schultz says the contributions of trailblazers like Glenn Burke should be visible in Cooperstown.
June 11, 2015
Gay MLB umpire has heard zero slurs this season
"The reaction has been business as usual," the veteran umpire says.
April 6, 2015
Good sign that first gay MLB umpire is ignored
Dale Scott came out publicly in the offseason and worked the season opener in Milwaukee.
February 25, 2015
Curt Schilling's tweet "blew away" gay umpire
When Dale Scott came out as gay, the former pitcher was the last guy he expected to hear something nice from.
February 18, 2015
Gay MLB umpire Dale Scott inspires 17-year-old
The veteran umpire's coming out story has inspired many. For him, "it's been a freeing feeling."
December 2, 2014
Dale Scott gets tons of support after coming out
MLB commissioner Bud Selig, ex-pitcher Curt Schilling among those praising the veteran umpire.
December 2, 2014
MLB umpire Dale Scott comes out publicly as gay
"I am extremely grateful that Major League Baseball has always judged me on my work and nothing else," he says. A photo with his husband in a small magazine was his first public acknowledgment.