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Congressional Baseball Game Republican Roster

Rep. Mark Amodei

First Base
Elected 2011
Home: Carson City, Nev.
Hits L | Throws L | Votes R

Amodei didn’t want to have to choose between his alma mater, the University of Nevada Wolf Pack, and the Triple-A champion Reno Aces. So he has a custom
No. 2 uniform, which was made in Nevada.

Rep. Lou Barletta

Pitcher
Elected 2010
Home: Hazleton, Pa
Hits S | Throws L | Votes R

Barletta will be wearing a Harrisburg Senators jersey for the minor-league Double-A team that’s near his district. He’ll be in No. 7 for his all-time favorite player, Mickey Mantle.

Rep. Joe L. Barton

Manager
Elected 1984
Home: Ennis, Texas
Hits R | Throws R | Votes R

Barton plans to be in a blue Texas Rangers jersey, a team he represented before redistricting, with No. 6 for his district number. His 7-year-old son will also attend the game in a matching No. 6 Rangers jersey that reads “Jack” instead of “Barton.”

Rep. Kevin Brady

Second Base
Elected 1996
Home: The Woodlands, Texas
Hits R | Throws R | Votes R

Brady, playing in his 17th lawmaker game, will be wearing the Houston Astros Friday Game Day orange jersey. He’ll sport No. 8 for his district in Texas.

Rep. K. Michael Conaway

First Base
Elected 2004
Home: Midland, Texas
Hits R | Throws R | Votes R

Conaway will be in a Tarleton State University jersey, a school in his district. He plans to wear
No. 11, the number of his district.

Rep. Rodney Davis

Catcher/Infield
Elected 2012
Home: Taylorville, Ill.
Hits R | Throws R | Votes R

Davis plans to wear a Millikin University jersey, a nod to his alma mater.

Rep. Ron DeSantis

Pitcher/Shortstop
Elected 2012
Home: Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
Hits R | Throws R | Votes R

Few freshmen have come aboard their team with the expectations associated with DeSantis, the former captain of the Yale baseball team. He’ll be wearing No. 42 on the uniform of Stetson University, which is located in his district.

Rep. Jeff Duncan

Shortstop
Elected 2010
Home: Laurens, S.C.
Hits R | Throws R | Votes R

Duncan will wear a Lander University Bearcats jersey with No. 42 for Jackie Robinson.

Sen. Jeff Flake

Third Base
Elected 2012
Home: Mesa, Ariz.
Hits L | Throws R | Votes R

One of two senators who played as a member of the House last year before winning election to the Senate, Flake will be wearing the same Sedona red Arizona Diamondbacks jersey he’s sported in previous years, with No. 6 for his previous House district.

Rep. Chuck Fleischmann

Second Base
Elected 2010
Home: Ooltewah, Tenn.
Hits L | Throws L | Votes R

To represent his alma mater, Fleischmann will wear a University of Tennessee jersey with No. 3, his district number.

Rep. Louie Gohmert

Outfield
Elected 2004
Home: Tyler, Texas
Hits R | Throws R | Votes R

Gohmert will wear a Texas Rangers jersey to represent his home state.

Rep. Sam Graves

Center Field
Elected 2000
Home: Tarkio, Mo.
Hits R | Throws R | Votes R

Graves will be wearing a University of Missouri jersey to show support for his alma mater.

Rep. Bill Johnson

Catcher
Elected 2010
Home: Marietta, Ohio
Hits R | Throws R | Votes R

Johnson, who played baseball in high school and fast-pitch softball in the Air Force, will be sporting the jersey of Marietta College (No. 9), which is located in his hometown.

Rep. Jack Kingston

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