Spring training before the 1955 Congressional Baseball Game, documented in this photograph, did not pay off for the Democrats’ team. For the first time in years, they were trounced by the Republican team, 12-4, in the annual game at Griffith Stadium.
History, Art & Archives, U.S. House of Representatives, “Congressional Baseball Team in Florida,” https://history.house.gov/Collection/Listing/2008/2008-118-000/ (December 06, 2021)
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