The Los Angeles Dodgers are hosting LGBT night at Dodger Stadium on Friday June 3rd. This is the 4th time the Dodgers will be hosting LGBT Night, and are proud to have the first pitch thrown out by L.A. Galaxy’s Robbie Rogers.
Rogers is a professional soccer player and a member of the Galaxy, who is the first MLS club to win five titles. Rogers announced he was gay back in 2013, and became the first openly gay male athlete to play in a pro American sporting match.
Other guests include: former NFL player Michael Sam and former NBA player Jason Collins.
— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) May 5, 2016
The Dodgers will also welcome The Sports Equality Foundation as their new partner. The Sports Equality Foundation is focused on empowering LGBT athletes, coaches and sports leaders as they come out and work for acceptance across sports.
“We are proud to work with so many incredible partners for our fourth annual LGBT Night at Dodger Stadium,” said Dodgers’ Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer Lon Rosen. “We are committed to providing a friendly environment to all who reflect the great community of which we are a part. The Dodgers, with a proud history of diversity, recognize the value of an inclusive environment.”
Fans who attend and purchase a special event ticket will receive an exclusive gift.
— Dodger Insider (@DodgerInsider) May 5, 2016
To see the full list of events at Dodger Stadium visit the Dodgers official website.