Baseball, McGwire and Gays in Sports This past week, a number of baseball players were on Capitol Hill testifying about the use of steroids in the major leagues. One statement, by Mark McGwire, prompted commentator Mark Mobley to notice that it is much more likely that "solo act" athletes (tennis players, figure skaters, divers) will come out of the closet, compared to their team-sport counterparts.
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This past week, a number of baseball players were on Capitol Hill testifying about the use of steroids in the major leagues. One statement, by Mark McGwire, prompted commentator Mark Mobley to notice that it is much more likely that "solo act" athletes (tennis players, figure skaters, divers) will come out of the closet, compared to their team-sport counterparts.