Bean, Billy

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Bean, Billy Gender: M
William Daro Bean
born on 11 May 1964 at 11:07 (= 11:07 AM )
Place Santa Ana, California, 33n45, 117w52
Timezone PDT h7w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 21°03' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 19°20 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 04°30'

Billy Bean
photo: Greg Hernandez from California, CA, USA, license cc-by-2.0


American major league baseball player (1987-1995) who came out as gay in 1999, making front-page news in the New York Times. He is the author of his memoir "Going the Other Way" (2004). Since 2014, he has served as MLB's first Ambassador for Inclusion.

He played in MLB as an outfielder for the Detroit Tigers (1987–1989), Los Angeles Dodgers (1989), and San Diego Padres (1993–1995), as well as the Kintetsu Buffaloes of Nippon Professional Baseball in 1992.

Bean made his major league debut with the Detroit Tigers on 25 April 1987 after his 1986 graduation from Loyola Marymount University with a degree in Business Administration.

He and his partner Efraín Veiga shared a Miami Beach-based real estate business. Bean and Veiga were together for thirteen years; they broke up in July 2008.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Morris, Jack (born 16 May 1955). Notes: Detroit Tigers teammates, 1987-1989


  • Work : Retired 1995 (From baseball)
  • Social : Secrets revealed 1999 (Revealed he is gay)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 2004 (Memoir "Going the Other Way")

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes birth certificate in hand


  • Family : Relationship : Mate - Same sex
  • Lifestyle : Work : Travel for work
  • Lifestyle : Work : Work in team/ Tandem
  • Passions : Sexuality : Gay
  • Vocation : Business/Marketing : Real estate
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (Minor TV roles)
  • Vocation : Sports : Baseball (Outfielder)
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession (MLB player, 1987-1989, 1993-1995)