Billy Bean

Billy Bean

William Daro "Billy" Bean is an American former professional baseball player. He played in Major League Baseball as an outfielder for the Detroit Tigers , Los Angeles Dodgers , and San Diego Padres , as well as the Kintetsu Buffaloes of Nippon Professional Baseball in 1992. He publicly came out as gay in 1999. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Billy Bean has two videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2000 Rally. Most common tag: LGBTQ.

Appearances by Title:


Professional Athlete c. May 1, 2000 - c. April 29, 2000 Videos: 2

Recent Appearances

  • <em>Going the Other Way</em>

    Going the Other Way

    Former professional baseball player Billy Bean talked about his memoir, Going the Other Way: Lessons from a Life in and out…

  • Millennium March for Equality

    Millennium March for Equality

    Participants gathered to promote equality and equal rights for members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered…

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