APNewsBreak: MLB OKs sex orientation harass policy

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“MLBPA embraces diversity and supports a workplace environment that welcomes all regardless of race, religion and sexual orientation,” said the union’s executive director, Michael Weiner.

Union official Tony Clark, who played in the 2001 All-Star game, echoed those remarks.

“Any time you can put pen to paper, to formally acknowledge that certain things won’t be tolerated and post it in every clubhouse, that’s a good thing,” Clark said as the AL players loosened up.

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AP Sports Writer Mike Fitzpatrick and AP Baseball Writer Ben Walker in New York contributed to this report.

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