WATCH: Greg Steube hits uncommon out-of-the-park dwelling run throughout Congressional Baseball Sport
Rep. Greg Steube actually knocked one out of the park on the Congressional Baseball Sport on Wednesday.
The Florida Republican’s slam, which hit the bleachers two rows again, was the primary out-of-the-park homer at a Congressional Baseball Sport in over 40 years, the final time being when former Rep. Ron Paul did so in 1979.
Steube, an Iraq Conflict veteran , is the primary congressman to hit the ball out of a Main League Baseball park, because the annual sport wasn’t held at Nationals Park, dwelling of the Washington Nationals baseball crew, till 2009.
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Steube celebrated with a leisurely trot again to dwelling base, the place he was swarmed by his teammates. His hit helped safe the Republicans’ slender 13-12 victory over their Democratic colleagues, marking solely the third victory for the GOP over the last 13 annual contests to lift cash for charity. Steube was additionally the Republicans’ beginning pitcher, throughout which he wore a “Save America” cap signed by former President Donald Trump.
President Joe Biden attended the sport, which befell below the shadow of two massive spending payments important to the president’s agenda being hashed out in Congress. He was greeted with a mixture of cheers and boos.