Everyone in Washington, D.C., has been buzzing about whether the Republicans are going to regain Congressional control by picking up a win in the 49th Annual Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game, that is.
After winning back the White House and extending their majorities in Congress in November 2008, Democrats moved to the diamond last June to again show theres a new era on Capitol Hill, snapping the GOPs eight-game winning streak in the Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game.
One vote from the other side of the aisle hardly makes a bill bipartisan. Similarly, one female player in a group of men hardly makes a baseball game coed.
At least two Members will be taking their final cuts at tonights game, ending careers that spanned two decades, dozens of teammates and numerous injuries.
Setting aside for a moment the desire to leave the politics out of the Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game, it wouldnt be an exaggeration to say that election cycles have a way of shaking up the annual hardball battle more drastically than injuries, aging or weight gain ever could.
The Washington Literacy Council opened up several doors for Sandra Johnson, including the opportunity to coach T-ball, softball and baseball.
The Roll Call Congressional Baseball Hall of Fame was established in 1993, when seven veterans were inducted.