Congressional Softball Rivalry Resumes on June 24

Posted March 6, 2015 at 10:31am

It may be a frozen tundra out there right now. But things are sure to being heating up as pols and press begin training in earnest for the seventh annual Congressional Women’s Softball Game.  

(Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo)
(Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

This year’s showdown — scheduled to take place at Watkins Recreation Center on June 24 promptly at 6 p.m. — is set to feature a whole host of new faces on the members’ squad, thanks to a significant uptick in the number of lady lawmakers who triumphed at the ballot box last fall.  

Tickets to the charity competition (proceeds benefit the Young Survival Coalition, an anti-breast cancer outfit) start at $10 per person .  

Hard-swinging solons last year stuck it to the reporting corps, trumping media scribes 10-5 in a runaway victory . Our fellow hacks locked down bragging rights in the previous two matchups, besting politicos 13-10 in 2012 and 11-8 in 2013.  

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