High five to Glenn Burke, the first openly gay baseball player.

Glenn Burke is not remembered, yet he was the originator of the high five when he played for the Dodgers and he was the first openly gay baseball player in 1978. Despite reports to the contrary he was the first openly gay player in the four major sports. History has a short memory  and frequently is in need of setting the record straight. Watch Keith Olbermann’s brilliant report on Glenn Burke.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Ah2KTC-4ww

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