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Congressional Baseball Game Democratic Roster

Outfield
Elected 2012
Home: El Paso, Texas
Hits R | Throws R | Votes L

O’Rourke will be wearing an El Paso High School jersey. His office held a contest on its Facebook page asking people to vote for the high-school jersey the congressman should wear to the game, and the winning school was El Paso High.

Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr.

Coach/DH
Elected 1996
Home: Paterson, N.J.
Hits R | Throws R | Votes L

Pascrell will be wearing a Fordham University jersey, No. 1. It’s the jersey he wore as a college baseball player.

Rep. Ed Perlmutter

Outfield
Elected 2006
Home: Golden, Colo.
Hits R | Throws R | Votes L

Perlmutter will don a Westminster High School jersey, No. 11. The high school is a new addition to his district, recently acquired as a result of redistricting.

Rep. Jared Polis

DH/Outfield
Elected 2008
Home: Boulder, Colo.
Hits R | Throws R | Votes L

Polis will wear a Colorado Rockies jersey; that’s his home team.

Rep. Cedric L. Richmond

Pitcher/Catcher
Elected 2010
Home: New Orleans, La.
Hits R | Throws R | Votes L

Richmond will be wearing a jersey bearing No. 42 in tribute to Jackie Robinson and his accomplishments in Major League Baseball.

Rep. Raul Ruiz

Infield
Elected 2012
Home: Palm Desert, Calif
Hits R | Throws R | Votes L

Ruiz will be wearing a jersey from Coachella Valley High School, where he played high-school baseball. He said he is proud to represent his hometown in the game and that the jersey is his lucky charm.

Rep. Tim Ryan

Infield
Elected 2002
Home: Niles, Ohio
Hits R | Throws R | Votes L

Ryan will be sporting a No. 12 jersey of Youngstown State University jersey, which is located in his eastern Ohio district.

Rep. Linda T. Sánchez

Infield
Elected 2002
Home: Whittier, Calif.
Hits R | Throws R | Votes L

Sánchez plans to wear an El Rancho High School Dons jersey. The number she will be wearing is her signature IX, her yearly tribute to Title IX.

Rep. Kurt Schrader

Outfield
Elected 2008
Home: Canby, Ore.
Hits R | Throws R | Votes L

Schrader will wear a Salem-Keizer Volcanoes uniform, a minor-league baseball team and San Francisco Giants affiliate located in the heart of his district in Keizer, Ore.

Rep. Adam Smith

Outfield
Elected 1996
Home: Bellevue, Wash.
Hits L | Throws R | Votes L

Smith will wear a University of Washington Huskies jersey. He went there for law school and is a big Huskies fan.

Rep. Eric Swalwell

Outfield
Elected 2012
Home: Dublin, Calif.
Hits R | Throws R | Votes L

Swalwell will be wearing a jersey of Hayward High School, located in the western part of his district. He’ll be wearing No. 15 in honor of the 15th District. Hayward High’s mascot is the Farmers, reflecting the city’s agricultural history.

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