QUOTE: Remembering Gresham Barrett

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00_icon_quote“The best performer from the Republican side has been Gresham Barrett, who used to represent western South Carolina. Mr. Barrett, a catcher, lettered in baseball at the Citadel and had three hits in five plate appearances in congressional games — making him about equivalent to one of Babe Ruth’s great-but-not-greatest seasons, 1923. The problem is that Mr. Barrett, who is now the stewardship director at NewSpring Church in Anderson, S.C., hasn’t played since 2010.”

— Jeremy Bowers in The New York Times in a sports story about the annual GOP-Democratic baseball game in Washington, D.C. On Thursday night, congressional Democrats won their seventh consecutive victory over the Republicans and now lead the series 39-38-1. More.


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