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Congressman Marc Veasey

Representing the 33rd District of Texas

Roll Call: New Faces on Congressional Baseball Teams — Including a Woman

Jun 26, 2017
In The News

There will be a few new faces on the field at the 56th annual Congressional Baseball Game on June 15.

The teams begin practice with a few freshman lawmakers on their rosters and some players lost in the shuffle of the 2016 election.

Democrats will be seeking redemption after losing to the Republicans last year, 8-7, in a heart-stopping finish, which also ended their seven-game winning streak.

[Republicans Turn Back Democrats in Thriller, 8-7]

The most obvious change this year is there will be another woman in the Democrats’ dugout: Freshman Nanette Barragán, 40, joins fellow California Rep. Linda T. Sánchez