Texas Rangers pitcher Robbie Ross took time off from his team's playoff chase to appear with his wife, Brittany, in a new photo for the NOH8 campaign, which aims to end homophobia and promote marriage equality. The couple was introduced to the NOH8 campaign via Dallas Latos, wife of Cincinnati Reds pitcher and friend of Robbie, Matt Latos.
It was important for the couple to showcase their Christianity during the shoot. Robbie wore a bracelet that said, "In Jesus name I play," a sporty take on a Christian mantra. He also showed off two tattoos, one on each wrist and each featuring the number of a Bible verse: Mark 9:23, which reads (in part): "All things are possible to him who believes"; and