Speaker John BoehnerJohn BoehnerFormer House leader Bob Michel, a person and politician for the ages Former House GOP leader Bob Michel dies at 93 Keystone pipeline builder signs lobbyist MORE (R-Ohio), Sen. Chuck SchumerCharles SchumerOvernight Cybersecurity: Trump defends Flynn, blasts leaks | Yahoo fears further breach Overnight Finance: Trump's Labor pick withdraws | Ryan tries to save tax plan | Trump pushes tax reform with retailers Democrats declare victory after Puzder bows out MORE (D-N.Y.) and "Morning Joe" hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Berzizenski also were at the game.
“Certainly we are all competitive or we wouldn’t be in Congress,” Rep. Janice Hahn (D-Calif.) said before the game.
The most impressive play of the evening was Sen. Kirsten GillibrandKirsten GillibrandDems ask Trump admin to protect rule on seniors' health costs Gillibrand: I'm running for Senate, not White House Puerto Rico’s toxic dumps: Obama’s legacy, Pruitt’s opportunity MORE’s (D-N.Y.) hit to the outfield that brought two runners home and gave the members an early 2-0 lead. Gillibrand also pitched for the lawmakers; after her hit her young son could be heard yelling “Go Mommy!”
The annual game is held to raise funds for the Young Survival Coalition, an organization that provides support to young women diagnosed with breast cancer. Since the inaugural game in 2008, the organization has raised $200,000.
During Wednesday’s game, the group received a $5,000 anonymous donation in addition to the money raised through ticket sales.