Check to see if your State’s Major League Baseball Team is hosting an LGBT pride event in 2018.
An unprecedented amount of Major League Baseball (MLB) teams are reaching out to their LGBT fans in 2018 — 23 to be exact as reported by outsports.com.
23 is an astonishing number of MLB teams hosting pride events being that the old-time sport’s league only has 30 teams altogether.
What’s even more delightful about this news is that 22 out of the 23 teams hosting an LGBT pride event will be hosting their events during pride month in June according to outsports.com.
2018 will be the first year the Cincinnati Reds will host a pride event. The Chicago Cubs will actually be hosting two pride events — one on June 10 and the other on August 26. And all 5 teams on the National League West Division will be hosting an LGBT event.
There are only two teams that have yet to ever host an LGBT pride event and will sit out on the festivities this year as well, the New York Yankees and the Los Angeles Angels.
Here’s a list of all the schedule MLB team LGBT Pride Events for 2018, courtesy of outsports.com.
Some teams without an event now might add one later. For example, a White Sox spokeswoman told Outsports she thought the team was having some sort of LGBT event, but specifics have not been released. If you are aware of a team’s event we are missing, please email us ([email protected]) and we will update the list.
Chicago Cubs, Pride Day Sunday June 10 vs. Pittsburgh. Tickets
The Cubs will also host Out at Wrigley, Sunday Aug. 26 vs. Cincinnati. Tickets
Cincinnati Reds, Friday June 8 vs. St. Louis. Tickets
Los Angeles Dodgers, Friday, June 8 vs. Atlanta. Tickets
San Diego Padres, Friday, April 27 vs. N.Y. Mets. Story
San Francisco Giants, Thursday, June 21 vs. San Diego. Tickets
New York Yankees, none listed
Chicago White Sox, TBA
Cleveland Indians, none listed
Detroit Tigers, none listed
Kansas City Royals. The Royals have had a grassroots Pride Night for the last couple years and will continue to do so this year, though details are not yet available.
Houston Astros, none listed
Los Angeles Angels, none listed
Oakland Athletics, Friday, June 8 vs. Kansas City. Tickets
Texas Rangers, none listed