07/17/2011 05:19 pm ET Updated Sep 16, 2011

Congress Plays Hardball for Charity: Photo Highlights From the 50th Congressional Baseball Game

Politicians played hardball, this time for charity. The 50th Annual Congressional Baseball Game took place on July 14, 2011 at Nationals Park in Washington, DC. Congressional Democrats won handily, 8-2, behind a fifteen-hit attack and a one-hitter from pitcher Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-LA). Ticket proceeds from this year's game raised money for The Washington Literacy Council and The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington. (All photos by Jeff Malet /

Additional pictures of the Congressional Baseball Game can be viewed in very high resolution by
clicking here.