A Friendly Baseball Game Briefly Quells The Anger Between Parties
A friendly baseball game briefly quells the anger between parties
Jack Torry Dispatch Washington Bureau @JackTorry1Jessica Wehrman Dispatch Washington Bureau @JessicaWehrman
WASHINGTON — In a town where winning is everything, the annual Congressional Baseball Game for charity has been a throwback — a time when the fighting was purely athletic, and the competition was largely good clean fun.
So that made Thursday’s game — held one day after the third-ranking Republican in the House was gunned down at his team’s practice — a strange and potentially transformational moment in time.
Would the tragedy — which saw a man apparently so dug into his personal philosophy that he repeatedly fired at those with whom …