Tuesday, September 18, 2012
MLB player suspended for wearing homophobic slur in eye black
Major League Baseball and the Toronto Blue Jays have suspended (for three games) shortstop Yunel Escobar for scribbling a homophonic slur in his eye black recently.
Three days of his salary will be donated to GLADD.
The slur was in Spanish, and it might have been hard for most fans to even notice.
MLB has been troubled by several suspensions this year for performance-enhancing steroid abuse.
Most MLB teams have LGBT days at their home stadiums (site)