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Congressional Baseball Game Democratic Roster

Rep. Timothy H. Bishop

Infield
Elected 2002
Home: Southampton, N.Y.
Hits R | Throws R | Votes L

Bishop will wear a New York Yankees jersey, No. 1 for New York’s 1st District and hopes that his performance will earn him a tryout with the Bronx Bombers.

Rep. Bruce Braley

Infield
Elected 2006
Home: Waterloo, Iowa
Hits R | Throws R | Votes L

Braley will wear the uniform of the Cedar Rapids Kernels, a Class A minor-league affiliate of the Minnesota Twins. This year’s Congressional Baseball Game is the first game during which Braley has represented Cedar Rapids (after congressional redistricting).

Rep. John Carney

Infield
Elected 2010
Home: Wilmington, Del.
Hits R | Throws R | Votes L

Carney will be wearing a Homestead Grays uniform, No. 15, in honor of Judy Johnson, a Negro League third baseman. Johnson is the only Delawarean in the Hall of Fame.

Rep. William Lacy Clay

Outfield
Elected 2000
Home: St. Louis, Mo.
Hits R | Throws R | Votes L

Clay will be sporting a St. Louis Cardinals jersey with No. 1, a nod to his district, as well as his friend and mentor, Cardinals Hall of Fame shortstop Ozzie Smith.

Rep. Joseph Crowley

Infield
Elected 1998
Home: Queens, N.Y.
Hits R | Throws R | Votes L

Crowley plans to wear his New York Mets jersey. He’s a lifelong fan and is proud to represent Citi Field — the home of the Mets.

Sen. Joe Donnelly

Outfield/Infield
Elected 2012
Home: Granger, Ind.
Hits R | Throws L | Votes L

First elected to the House in 2006, Donnelly will wear jerseys from the University of Evansville and the University of Indianapolis. The jerseys represent two communities he is proud to now serve as Indiana’s newest senator.

Rep. Mike Doyle

Manager
Elected 1994
Home: Forest Hills, Pa.
Hits R | Throws R | Votes L

The longtime manager will be wearing the uniform of his beloved Pittsburgh Pirates, No. 14 because he represents the 14th District. If he were to wear the number of his favorite player, he said it would be 21, for Pittsburgh Hall of Fame player Roberto Clemente.

Rep. Jared Huffman

Infield
Elected 2012
Home: San Rafael, Calif.
Hits L | Throws R | Votes L

Huffman will be wearing a Humboldt State University jersey to support the largest university in his district, California’s 2nd.

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries

Infield
Elected 2012
Home: Brooklyn, N.Y.
Hits R | Throws R | Votes L

Jeffries will be wearing a Brooklyn Cyclones jersey, No. 8. The Cyclones play Double-A baseball in Coney Island, one of the unique neighborhoods in his district.

Rep. Dan Kildee

Outfield
Elected 2012
Home: Flint Township, Mich.
Hits R | Throws R | Votes L

Kildee will be wearing a Central Michigan University jersey, No. 5. Central Michigan is the congressman’s alma mater and his daughter, Katy, is attending classes there now.

Sen. Christopher S. Murphy

Catcher
Elected 2012
Home: Cheshire, Conn.
Hits R | Throws R | Votes L

Murphy, who was elected to the House in 2006 before joining the Senate, will be wearing a Newtown High School jersey. “I’m dedicating this game to Newtown,” he said.

Rep. Patrick Murphy

Pitcher/Outfield
Elected 2012
Home: Jupiter, Fla.
Hits R | Throws R | Votes L

Murphy will wear an Indian River State College Pioneers jersey, No. 15. The college’s main campus is in Florida’s 18th District, which Murphy represents.

Rep. Beto O’Rourke

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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