The Yankees won’t be calling these pols for a tryout any time soon.
A squad of the city’s top candidates for office, including several mayoral hopefuls, took their awkward cuts at a stickball tournament earlier this afternoon in Brooklyn. Naturally, the friendly competition allowed bitter rivals to exchange the political arena for an athletic one–but they found out politicking and batting are two very different skills.
“I haven’t hit in 50 years!” shouted GOP mayoral candidate John Catsimatidis as he finally tipped a little pink ball thrown on a bounce from talk show host Curtis Sliwa. Read More