Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky 2021-05-03 20:28:08 –
New York (AP) — Hall of Fame second baseman Roberto Alomar was dismissed as a consultant from Major League Baseball and was placed on the league’s ineligible list after investigating allegations of sexual misconduct.
Rob Manfred announced his dismissal in a statement that baseball industry employees had reported an incident involving aromas since 2014 earlier this year.
The league hired an outside law firm to investigate the matter.
MLB states that it will not provide further details on the previous investigations to protect individuals.
Aroma helped lead the Toronto Blue Jays to the World Series Championships in 1992 and 1993.
On Friday, the Blue Jays announced that they had cut off all ties with the Hall of Fame. The team added that he would remove his name from the team’s Level of Excellence at Rogers Center.
The banner featuring his retired No. 12 will also be removed.
“The Toronto Blue Jays support the Major League Baseball decision to end Roberto Alomar’s consultancy and put him on the ineligible list,” the ball club said in a statement.
Aroma added that he understands why the league had to take their place “in the current social situation.” Still, he wants a “listen at the venue” claim that allows him to “directly deal with the accusation.”