Northern Mexico: Home of Great Baseball Teams & Players

Did you know that Mexico has produced some of the top ranked players of the MLB? Some of these players are Fernando Valenzuela, the famous pitcher for of the Dodgers; Teddy Higuera, a Sinaloa, Mexico native, who saw big-league success until an injury sidelined him; Tamaulipas native, Ismael Valdez, known as one of the top 10 players in Major League Baseball, among others.

5 Day of the Dead Symbols and Their History

Day of the Dead in Mexico: What the Celebration Is Really About

The Day of the Dead, or Dia de Muertos in Spanish, is a public holiday celebrated each year from Oct. 31 to Nov. 2 mainly in Mexico. Although the name initially can seem a bit sinister, the holiday is really meant to honor the dead and show respect for family members who have passed. As a celebration, the Day of the Dead entwines elaborate images in bright colors with themes such as skulls and alters. Here’s a closer look at the holiday as well as its history and symbolic meanings.