New Mexico’s Best Baseball Players

For a lot of people where we come from is a point of pride. When we meet someone who hales from the same place as us there is often a sense of comradery. If you were born and raised in New Mexico you don’t have a lot but you have one of the best players in one of the oldest franchises in baseball history.

 

All-Time Players

Position Players

Ralph Kiner, OF

Ralph Kiner

Santa Rita, NM

Teams: Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Cubs, Cleveland Indians

Awards: 1975 Hall of Fame inductee, 6-time All-Star

 

Vern Stephens, SS

Vern Stephens

McAllister, NM

Teams: St. Louis Browns, Boston Red Sox, Chicago White Sox, Baltimore Orioles

Awards: 7-time All-Star

 

Active Players

Position Players

Cody Ross, OF

Cody Ross

Portales, NM

Teams: Detroit Tigers, Los Angeles Dodgers, Cincinnati Reds, Florida Marlins, San Francisco Giants, Boston Red Sox, Arizona Diamondbacks, Oakland Athletics

Awards: 2010 NLCS MVP

 

 

All places of birth based on baseballreference.com

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