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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

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.

Rep. Adam Kinzinger

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.

Rep. Doug LaMalfa

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.

Rep. Patrick Meehan

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.

Rep. Mick Mulvaney

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.

Rep. Steven M. Palazzo

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.

Sen. Rand Paul

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.

Rep. Erik Paulsen

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.

Rep. Steve Pearce

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.

Rep. Tom Rooney

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.

Rep. Dennis A. Ross

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.

Rep. Steve Scalise

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.

Rep. Austin Scott

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.

Rep. Pete Sessions

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.

Rep. John Shimkus

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.

Rep. Bill Shuster

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.

Rep. Marlin Stutzman

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.

Rep. David Valadao

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.

Rep. Brad Wenstrup

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.

Rep. Roger Williams

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.

Rep. Rob Wittman

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.

Rep. Kevin Yoder

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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