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Congress

Images From America's Two Pastimes–Baseball and Politics

June 8, 2013

The way things have been going in Washington, neither Democrats nor Republicans have had many chances for decisive victories. That will all change June 13, when each party will field a team in the annual Congressional Baseball Game at Nationals Park. It's a tradition more than 100 years old, and it's only getting more serious. 

The centerfield scoreboard shines bright during the 2011 game at Nationals Park. (Chet Susslin)

Then-Rep. Tim Scott, R-S.C., now a senator, pitches in the 51st annual Congressional Baseball Game at Nationals Park on June 28, 2012.(Chet Susslin)

The Democratic bench is busy during the 2011 game. (Chet Susslin)

 

Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., takes batting practice the week before the game. (Chet Susslin)

Rep. Tim Bishop D-N.Y., rips a base hit in the 2011 game. (Chet Susslin)

Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., gets ready to take the field for practice. (Chet Susslin)

 

Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La., pitches for the Democrats in 2011. (Chet Susslin)

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Texas, gets his arm loose during the last full week of practice before the 2013 game. (Chet Susslin)

Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., takes some infield practice during the Democrats' workout in northeast Washington. (Chet Susslin)

 

Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, takes batting practice during a GOP workout in Alexandria, Va.(Chet Susslin)

Freshman Rep. Patrick Murphy, D-Fla., throws batting practice for the Democrats. (Chet Susslin)

Democrats pack up their gear after practicing for the Congressional Baseball Game to be held June 13 at Nationals Park. (Chet Susslin)

 

The scene during the 51st annual Congressional Baseball Game at Nationals Park on June 28, 2012.(Chet Susslin)

Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, R- Tenn., makes an off-balance throw to first to retire a Democrat during the 2011 game. (Chet Susslin)

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