treat24 wrote:josebach wrote:The conservative estimate is that 5% of people are gay which means there are at least 75 gay men in the NFL and at least 50 in MLB. Among them, you can be rest assured there's some famous names.
12.7% of women have breast cancer. Of all my relatives and friends... i know none.
55% of americans are overweight. out of my closer group of friends... about 20-30 people. There's only 1 overweight person.
you can't extrapolate numbers. especially with homosexuality in sports. or putting a national statistic into a small field. a field that isn't greatly diverse.
Ok, scratch that "at least" part and replace it with whatever you think would make the statment accurate.
The point is, there's quite likely a lot of gay people in the professional sports. To deny this, goes against common sense.