Take Me Out To The Pol Game

1||June 29, 2010: House and Senate members face off in the annual Congressional baseball game at Nationals Park in Washington D.C. This year, the Democrats trounced the Republicans 13-5 after scoring nine runs in the 9th inning.||Jeff Malet/ Maletphoto.com&&

2|| Reps. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) and Linda Sanchez (D-CA) warm up. Sanchez, the only woman on either squad, wears her signature No. IX jersey in honor of Title IX legislation.||Jeff Malet/Maletphoto.com&&

3||Rep. Mark Schauer (D-MI) limbers up before the game.||Jeff Malet/Maletphoto.com&&

4||Rep. Joe Baca (D-CA) pitched a complete game for the Democrats. ||Jeff Malet/Maletphoto.com&&

5||Rep. Tom Rooney (R-FL) tags out Rep. Brian Baird (D-WA) at first base.||Jeff Malet/Maletphoto.com&&

6||Sen. John Ensign (R-NV) played shortstop.||Jeff Malet/Maletphoto.com&&

7||Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA) dives back to the bag ahead of a throw to third baseman Rep. Jack Kingston (R-GA).||Jeff Malet/Maletphoto.com&&

8||Rep. Christopher Murphy (D-CT) steals third base ahead of the tag by Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX). ||Jeff Malet/Maletphoto.com&&

9||Rep. Bart Stupak (D-MI) stretches out for the ball at first base. ||Jeff Malet/Maletphoto.com&&

10||Rep. Tim Bishop (D-NY) is hit in the leg by a pitch from Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL).||Jeff Malet/Maletphoto.com&&

11||Shimkus pitched for the Republicans for the sixth straight year.||Jeff Malet/Maletphoto.com&&

12||Weiner sprints toward home plate, defended by catcher Rep. Todd Platts (R-PA). ||Jeff Malet/Maletphoto.com&&

13||Later, Weiner makes an over-the-shoulder catch in left field, a play that was later featured on ESPN’s SportsCenter.||Jeff Malet/Maletphoto.com&&

14||Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX), who managed the Republican team, perhaps apologizing to the umpire? ||Jeff Malet/Maletphoto.com&&

15||Reps. Steve Driehaus (D-OH), Rep. Michael Arcuri (D-NY) and Stupak.||Jeff Malet/Maletphoto.com&&

16||The Democrats pose with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) after winning the game. ||Jeff Malet/Maletphoto.com&&