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Steve Scalise back on diamond for congressional baseball game year after being shot

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The Republican representative from Louisiana fielded a ground ball on the game's first batter, exactly one year after being critically wounded during a practice for the 2017 game. His teammates appeared to be overjoyed.
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PHOTOS: Steve Scalise returns to the congressional baseball game

PHOTOS: Steve Scalise returns to the congressional baseball game

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Just a year ago, Steve Scalise said he was within a minute of dying after being shot at a congressional baseball practice. Thursday night, the House majority whip returned to the annual tradition he loves as Republican and Democratic lawmakers battled at Nationals Park for charity and bragging rights. The Democrats won 21-5.
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Steve Scalise ‘Back in the Game' a Year After Congressional Baseball Shooting

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One year after he was shot in the hip while practicing for the annual Congressional baseball game, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise once again took to the field on Thursday to participate in this year's game.
“I'm back in the game,” the Congressman tweeted ahead of the evening event.
I'm back in the game. pic.twitter.com/zs9xsiPd8p
- Rep. Steve Scalise June 14, 2018
Scalise was one of six people hurt in the shooting last June. Four people were shot and Scalise suffered life-threatening injuries. He underwent nine surgeries and extensive physical therapy over the past year.
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