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Is Your Representative Playing In The Congressional Baseball Game?

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by Evie Fordham

 

Sixty members of Congress will take the field for the Congressional Baseball Game for Charity on Thursday night in Washington, D.C.

Click here to find the complete roster.

Twenty-four Democrats and 36 Republicans will face each other at Nationals Park. Notable politicians playing include Republicans Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, Rep. Mia Love of Utah and, of course, Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana.

Scalise was shot when a gunman opened fire at a Republican congressional baseball practice in 2017. Five people were wounded, and Scalise was hospitalized for months, undergoing multiple surgeries after being shot in the hip.

He will be the starting second baseman for a team hoping to earn victory over the Democrats, who beat the Republicans 11-2 in 2017.

The game is available to watch on Facebook Live; the first pitch is set for 7:05 p.m. Eastern time.

The congressional baseball game offers Republicans and Democrats a chance to cross party lines for a good cause. The event will support charities like The Washington Literacy Center, The Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Washington and the Washington Nationals Dream Foundation.

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Evie Fordham is a reporter at Daily Caller News Foundation. Follow Evie on Twitter @eviefordham.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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