Sept. 17, 2015

STATEN ISLAND– The Mayor’s Office won this year’s annual baseball game against the City Council 13-12. Insults and novice pitches were hurled for nine innings at Yankee Stadium.

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Baseball player and Council Minority Leader Steven Matteo arrives at the field.
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Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito heads to the field for a warm-up.

 

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Council staffers getting ready for the big game.
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Council Minority Leader Steven Matteo explains the play.
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The audience watches as Matteo runs to third base.

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Council Minority Leader Steven Matteo before the game.
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The Mayor’s team warming up.
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Mayor Bill de Blasio passes the microphone onto Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito during the opening remarks.
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Council Minority Leader mans third base at the annual NYC Council vs. Mayor's Office baseball game.
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Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito delivers a pitch to a member of the Mayor’s team.
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Councilman Corey Johnson.
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Councilman Antonio Reynoso, Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras and Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer cheering on the team.

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The FDNY.

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No hard feelings between Council Minority Leader Steven Matteo and the Mayor’s team.