WASHINGTON — Steve Scalise, The House majority whip who was shot at a Republican baseball follow a 12 months ago, fielded a flooring ball and threw out the primary batter of the annual congressional baseball (generic term) Thursday.
I’m back within the sport. pic.twitter.com/zs9xsiPd8p
— Rep. Steve Scalise (@SteveScalise) June 14, 2018
Scalise suffered existence-threatening accidents within the June 2017 capturing, but returned to work last fall. He was walking with the help of 1 crutch before the game, but took the field with out it.
He mentioned prior to the sport, “i do know how fortunate i am to be alive.” Scalise mentioned he was beginning at 2d base in spite of his bodily boundaries, which “tells you the way unhealthy the talent stage is.”
He informed Fox Information Channel, “I Will field balls and nonetheless make the throw to start with.” And he proved it to start out the game.