Hall of Famer Alomar Fired by MLB Over Sexual Misconduct

Hall of Fame second baseman Roberto Alomar has been fired as a consultant by Major League Baseball and placed on the league's ineligible list after an investigation into an allegation of sexual misconduct.

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FILE - In this June 30, 2010, file photo, former Major League Baseball player Roberto Alomar looks on before the start of a baseball game between the New York Mets and the Florida Marlins in San Juan, Puerto Rico. the Hall of Fame second baseman has been fired as a consultant by Major League Baseball and placed on the league's ineligible list following an investigation into an allegation of sexual misconduct, Commissioner Rob Manfred announced Friday, April 30, 2021. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton, File)
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NEW YORK (AP) — Hall of Fame second baseman Roberto Alomar has been fired as a consultant by Major League Baseball and placed on the league’s ineligible list after an investigation into an allegation of sexual misconduct. Commissioner Rob Manfred announced the firing Friday, saying in a statement that a baseball industry employee reported an incident earlier this year involving Alomar from 2014. The league hired an external legal firm to investigate the matter. “Having…

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