MLB Twitter Account Endorses Kneeling During National Anthem

America has had some wild changes over the past few months; if you had told me that in February that the official MLB Twitter account would not only share a video of a team kneeling during the national anthem, but wholeheartedly endorse the gesture in the replies I would've let you name your odds and price for a bet. I'd have lost badly. I might've even made and lost that bet this morning.

First, the MLB account shared a video of some members of the San Francisco Giants kneeling during the anthem:

Not only that, but then the MLB account replied to two people who opposed the gesture:

This is honestly a shocker to me. MLB has arguably been an even more conservative league than the NFL over the years. To see these tweets coming from their official account, knowing the backlash that will inevitably come their way from their older audience, is truly astonishing.

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Ryan Glasspiegel grew up in Connecticut, graduated from University of Wisconsin-Madison, and lives in Chicago. Before OutKick, he wrote for Sports Illustrated and The Big Lead. He enjoys expensive bourbon and cheap beer.