Tuesday morning briefing: Zoo video and pro player from Muleshoe talks baseball

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Tuesday briefing.

Video of the day

No tall tales here…check out the latest addition at Hillcrest Park Zoo.

Talking baseball here

Muleshoe farmer and one-time professional baseball player Wilcy Moore talks to Editor David Stevens about the best player he ever saw.

Check it out:

http://highplainsyesterdays.freedomblogging.com/

Video game of the week

Complied by our own Jenna Zamie.

Game: Enslaved: Odyssey to the West

Genre: Action Adventure

System: 360, PS3

What is it? An affecting adventure that makes strong use of its characters and story to create a believable world.

ESRB Rating: Teen

Web site: http://www.enslaved-thegame.com

Warning, warning

Eastern New Mexico University’s emergency alert system will text you.

Re-register now to get an emergency alert sent to your phone via text.

If you signed up before May 1, 2010 you must opt-in again.

Here’s a link:

http://enmu.ssalert.com/

Today in history

On this day in 1940, cowboy-movie star Tom Mix was killed after losing control of his speeding Cord Phaeton convertible and rolling it into a dry wash (now called the Tom Mix Wash) near Florence, Ariz.

He was 60 years old.

Here’s the rest of the story:

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/silent-film-star-tom-mix-dies-in-arizona-car-wreck-brained-by-suitcase-of-death

Weather

Today — Enjoy…mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the 70s

Tonight — Might need the furnace…partly cloudy. Lows in the 40s.