Congressional Baseball Game Republican Roster
By Roll Call Staff
June 11, 2013, 6:45 p.m.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Outfield Elected 2004 Home: Tyler, Texas Hits R | Throws R | Votes R
Gohmert will wear a Texas Rangers jersey to represent his home state.
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.
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.
Third Base Elected 1992 Home: Savannah, Ga. Hits R | Throws R | Votes R
Kingston was presented an honorary jersey by the University of Georgia Athletic Association earlier this year and will wear the
No. 1 Bulldog jersey for the game.
Outfield Elected 2010 Home: Channahon, Ill. Hits R | Throws R | Votes R
Kinzinger plans to be in a jersey from Illinois State University, his alma mater.
Outfield Elected 2012 Home: Richvale, Calif. Hits R | Throws R | Votes R
LaMalfa will be sporting a No. 32 jersey from Butte Community College, which he attended for two years until he transferred to California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo.
Pitcher/Third Base Elected 2010 Home: Drexel Hill, Pa. Hits R | Throws R | Votes R
Meehan, a lifelong baseball player and former Bowdoin College athlete, will be wearing the same red and white No. 9 Phillies uniform that he has worn in past games.
Shortstop Elected 2010 Home: Indian Land, S.C. Hits L | Throws R | Votes R
Mulvaney will be wearing a jersey from the University of South Carolina, Lancaster.
Outfield Elected 2010 Home: Biloxi, Miss. Hits R | Throws R | Votes R
Palazzo plans to wear a jersey from the University of Southern Mississippi, where he received his bachelor’s degree and master’s of accounting.
Outfield Elected 2010 Home: Bowling Green, Ky. Hits R | Throws R | Votes R
Paul will be wearing No. 8 of Western Kentucky University, the same jersey he’s worn for the past two years.
Outfield Elected 2008 Home: Eden Prairie, Minn. Hits R | Throws R | Votes R
To represent his home state, Paulsen plans to wear a No. 45 University of Minnesota Golden Gophers jersey.
Outfield Elected 2010 Home: Hobbs, N.M. Hits R | Throws R | Votes R
Following his lead from previous years, Pearce will wear a maroon New Mexico State University Aggies uniform — No. 8.
First Base Elected 2008 Home: Tequesta, Fla. Hits R | Throws R | Votes R
Rooney plans to wear a Phillies jersey to showcase the team that was his favorite when he was young.
Outfield Elected 2010 Home: Lakeland, Fla. Hits R | Throws R | Votes R
To represent Florida’s 15th District, Ross will wear a No. 15 Tampa Bay Rays jersey.
Second Base Elected 2008 Home: Jefferson, La. Hits R | Throws R | Votes R
Scalise will wear a home Tulane University Green Wave jersey. “Tulane University is a new addition to Louisiana’s 1st District after redistricting,” he said.
Left Field Elected 2010 Home: Tifton, Ga. Hits R | Throws R | Votes R
Scott will wear a jersey from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, which is located in his hometown of Tifton.
Coach Elected 1996 Home: Dallas, Texas Hits R | Throws R | Votes R
Sessions will wear a Texas Rangers jersey because the team is based in his home state and in the Dallas/Fort Worth area that he represents.
Pitcher/Catcher Elected 1996 Home: Collinsville, Ill. Hits R | Throws R | Votes R
Shimkus will wear an Eastern Illinois University Panthers uniform, as the school is now in his district.
Right Field Elected 2001 Home: Hollidaysburg, Pa. Hits R | Throws R | Votes R
To represent the 9th District, Shuster plans to don a No. 9 Altoona Curve jersey.
Pitcher/Catcher Elected 2010 Home: Howe, Ind. Hits R | Throws R | Votes R
Stutzman will wear a No. 3 jersey of the minor-league team in his district, the Fort Wayne Tin Caps.
Outfield Elected 2012 Home: Hanford, Calif. Hits R | Throws R | Votes R
Valadao will be wearing a jersey from Hanford High School in Hanford, Calif., his high-school alma mater.
Outfield Elected 2012 Home: Cincinnati, Ohio Hits R | Throws R | Votes R
Wenstrup, a lifelong resident of Cincinnati and an avid fan of the city’s baseball team, plans to wear a Cincinnati Reds jersey. He’ll don No. 2 to highlight the 2nd District, which he represents.
Coach Elected 2012 Home: Austin, Texas Hits R | Throws R | Votes R
Williams was drafted in 1971 and played with the Atlanta Braves organization from then until 1974, so he will wear a Braves jersey.
Outfield Elected 2007 Home: Montross, Va. Hits R | Throws R | Votes R
Wittman has participated in every CQ Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game since he arrived on Capitol Hill. Look for him in the No. 8 jersey from the College of William & Mary, which is in his district.
Outfield Elected 2010 Home: Overland Park, Kan. Hits R | Throws R | Votes R
To spotlight his alma mater, Yoder will don the crimson, royal blue and white of the University of Kansas Jayhawks.
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