Big day for Portales-born ballplayer

Portales-born Cody Ross started in center field and had three hits for the Florida Marlins on Sunday in their 5-1 loss to Houston.

Sound men stood strong behind Jackie Robinson

By Freedom Newspapers Sixty years ago this week, a momentous event for this nation, founded on the principle “all men are created equal,” played out on a baseball diamond. Jack Roosevelt Robinson was chosen by another exceptional man to break Major League Baseball’s color barrier. Brooklyn Dodgers owner Branch Rickey, a devout Methodist who didn’t […]