Kevin McClatchy, Newspaper Scion And Former Pittsburgh Pirates Owner, Comes Out
Kevin McClathy stepped down at CEO of the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2007, eleven years after the then-33 year old stepped in to take control of the baseball team.
In the five years since, McClatchy has done a lot of thinking and growing and today, in an interview with The New York Times' Frank Bruni, came out of the closet.
"Ive got a birthday coming up where Im turning old," the soon-to-be 50 year old told Bruni. "Ive spent 30 years or whatever tis specificais specifically not talking about my personal life, lying about my personal life."
But McClatchy, heir to the McClatchy newspaper chain, says his announcement, a big one for the wide world of sports, where despite greater acceptance of LGBT culture as a whole not one major player has come out while still on... [via Towleroad]
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