LGBTQ Maverick: Ruby becomes lone active openly gay pro baseball player

Bryan Ruby rounds third base after hitting a home run in a Mavericks League game from this summer. (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings).

Bryan Ruby told his family and close friends his secret four years ago. He then told his teammates this summer. But last month, the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes first baseman wanted to share his true self with the world.

Ruby, 25, publicly announced . . .

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