POLITICS
06/30/2010 06:22 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Anthony Weiner Catch Makes ESPN Sportscenter's Top Plays (VIDEO)

When Rep. Anthony Weiner made a nice over-the-shoulder grab during Tuesday's 49th Annual Congressional Baseball Game, he might just have expected it to go down in the rarely-revisited history books of Capitol Hill sports.

Instead, ESPN elevated it into the rarefied air of Sportscenter's Top 10.

Call it a slow sports day -- the #10 play of the day involved hot dog eating -- but pitcher Joe Baca, Congressman from California likely thanked Weiner for his Willie Mays-esque magic at the warning track, which eventually set him up for the win when Dems battered Rep. John Shimkus (R-Ill.) late in the game to break a deadlock.

The Democrats would go on to beat the Republicans 13-5.

Weiner, perhaps worried that the impressive display of congressional athleticism would be quickly forgotten, posted the clip to his YouTube page as a permanent reminder.

Also, if you'd prefer to watch "middle-aged people in tight uniforms falling down," which, as Dan Steinberg of the Washington Post points out, happened at least twice during the game, take a look at his blog.

Watch Weiner's catch, which comes in at #9: