The pitcher has two mommies: Cincinnati Reds relief pitcher Joe Valentine is the son of two gay women, and he's not afraid to talk about a subject that's taboo in the clubhouse. "It's not a big deal to me," Valentine says. "Why should it be? ... I don't see myself as an activist for gay rights, although I will speak up if I need to. I'm a baseball player who was raised by two wonderful, loving mothers. How can anyone criticize that?