That Boston Fan? He Wants to Run New York (The New York Times)



New York City mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio has recently gained attention not just for his politics, but also for where his baseball allegiance lies, reports The New York Times. The candidate, the article notes, has confessed to being a Boston Red Sox fan.

The Times asks Harvey Frommer, a professor in Dartmouth’s Master of Arts in Liberal Studies program and the author of books about the Red Sox and the New York Yankees, for his thoughts on de Blasio’s devotion to Boston. “Maybe he can make a campaign pledge to convert to becoming a Yankees fan,” Frommer tells the Times. “That will pick him up some votes.”

Read the full story, published 8/20/13 by The New York Times.

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