New book about baseball player Glenn Burke

As spring training gets under way, enjoy this wonderful excerpt from Andrew Maraniss’ new book “Singled Out: The True Story of Glenn Burke.” Glenn Burke was a player with both the LA Dodgers and the Oakland Athletics from 1976 to 1979. During his time in the pros, Burke was out to teammates, and suffered from discrimination during the entirety of his professional career.  Burke died of AIDS in Oakland, CA in 1995 at the age of 43.


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