Bob Ogas New Mexico All-Star Baseball Classic

Congratulations to the Northwest All Stars for a 3-0 win! 


The 44th edition of the Bob Ogas All Star Baseball Classic was held June 6, 7 and 8 at the Field of Dreams Baseball Complex. Thank you to ALL those who participated: volunteers, players, officials, coaches, and spectators!

This series allows senior high school athletes from throughout New Mexico to showcase their talents for colleges, universities and pro scouts. The Optimist Club of Las Cruces has been the sole sponsor since the inception of the games.

The goal of Optimist Club of Las Cruces is to make a positive impact on the lives of today’s youth, thereby making a positive impact on tomorrow’s world. We are a local club of people involved in community projects and programs in support of local youth and the community.


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Tour de Optimism 2019

We wish to thank our sponsors and riders

for another successful Tour de Optimism.  More to come.


Tour de Optimism

The Optimist Creed

Promise Yourself ...
To be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind.
To talk health, happiness and prosperity to every person you meet.
To make all your friends feel that there is something in them.
To look at the sunny side of everything and make your optimism come true.
To think only of the best, to work only for the best, and to expect only the best.
To be just as enthusiastic about the success of others as you are about your own.
To forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievements of the future.
To wear a cheerful countenance at all times and give every living creature you meet a smile.
To give so much time to the improvement of yourself that you have no time to criticize others.
To be too large for worry, too noble for anger, too strong for fear, and too happy to permit the presence of trouble.

The Optimist Creed was first published by Christian Larson in 1912 and adopted (in a shortened version) by Optimist International in 1922.

Our Purpose

To develop optimism as a philosophy of life utilizing the tenets of the Optimist Creed; to promote an active interest in good government and civic affairs; to inspire respect for the law; to promote patriotism and work for international accord and friendship among all people; to aid and encourage the development of youth, in the belief that the giving of one’s self in service to others will advance the well-being of humankind, community life and the world.



By providing hope and positive vision, Optimists bring out the best in kids.

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