It is an insult to Blas-bino.
With the Yankees being knocked out of games on Tuesday by his Boston Red Sox girlfriend, Mayor de Blasio has made a shocking difference: New York City’s first mayor in more than a century who will not celebrate any other competition for any of Gotham’s major games. teams.
Apple’s top 100 mayors in the last 100 years saw only one of the 466 names of the NFL, MLB, NBA or NHL acquired by city teams at the time.
The eight-year-old Jinx began once the New Englander arrived at City Hall in 2014 and apparently began using his mayoral pulpit to jump on his undying love for the Red Sox and New England Patriots. The last NYC tournament was the Giants, who won the Super Bowl in 2012.
While New York fans of the sport were locked up during his tenure, the mayor came to terms with Tom Brady leading the Patriots to three other Super Bowls and the Red Sox to win another contest in 2018.
The good news: bad mayor mojo could end with Blasio leaving office at the end of the year.
“There is no doubt about it,” said angry Curtis Sliwa, a Republican candidate in this year’s mayoral race. “New York wants to throw him in Boston – in the same way Yankee fans threw the ball back at any time [ex-Red Sox slugger] ”
But things can improve. With Blasio playing with the experience of running for governor next year, New York teams in other states – Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Sabers and New York Islanders – could suffer under the Blas-bino Curse.
Outside the city mayors a hundred years ago, Fiorello La Guardia saw a fierce competition with nine, Robert Wagner Jr. he was second, with 7, and Yankees superfan Rudy Giuliani third, with 5. Although Joseph V. McKee, who only served as mayor for four months at the end of 1932, was in office long enough to celebrate the Yankees World Series title that season.
While de Blasio openly favors the Mets – though Amazin’s impressive victory at the Red Sox in the 1986 Series World – the hated Yankees refused to step down at Yankees Stadium to see the Bronx Bombers play as mayor, placing a fandom next to him in a February demonstration then announcing the COVID-19 stadium. .
But he got plenty of time during his busy as mayor to fly and see his Red Sox play – whether it was going to Florida to watch summer training games or taxpayers taking his store name to stand with him as he watched the Sox play Angel in 2019 when he was in Los Angeles in the middle of his offense. to compete for president.
Councilor Bill Holden (D-Queens) said the city’s poor record in project games is just another case against “Air Ball de Blasio,” adding “we believe good this past season” Apple clubs will suffer.
“From social security to our economy, Bill de Blasio has always been a hit,” he said. Everything fails close to Blasio, even our sports teams. ”
De Blasio spokesman Mitch Schwartz said City Hall still maintained “faith” that teams starting its new season before the mayor leaves office, including the Kicks and Nets, would win both – although the competition and tape-tapes were celebrated in 2022 under Blasio’s successor.
“All of these teams will have started their season in the city under the leadership of Mayor de Blasio – the mayor who, among other things, has given these teams a leg up by using state-of-the-art COVID-19 security measures as the Key to NYC,” he said.
Mayor / Office Office / All Contests
Bill de Blasio / 2014-2021 / 0
Michael Bloomberg / 2002-2013 / 3 (2008, 2012 Giants; 2009 Yankees)
Rudy Giuliani / 1994-2001 / 5 (1994 Ranger; 1996 & 1998-2000 Yankees)
David Dinkins / 1990-1993 / 1 (1991 Giants)
Ed Koch / 1978-1989 / 3 (1978 Yankees; 1986 Mets; 1987 Giants)
Abe Beame / 1974-1977 / 1 (1977 Yankees)
John Lindsay / 1966-1973 / 4 (1969 Jets; 1969 Mets; 1970 & 1973 Knicks)
Robert Wagner Jr./1954-1965/ 7 (1954 MLB Giants; 1955 Dodgers; 1956 NFL Giants; 1956, 1958 & 1961-1962 Yankees)
Vincent Imperllitteri / 1950-1953 / 4 (1950-1953 Yankees)
William O’Dwyer / 1946-1950 / 2 (1947 & 1949 Yankees)
Fiorello La Guardia / 1934-1945 / 9 (1934 & 1938 NFL Giants; 1936-1939, 1941 & 1943 Yankees; 1940 Ranger)
John P O’Brien / 1933 / 2 (1933 MLB Giants, 1933 Ranger)
Joseph V. McKee / 1932 / 1 (1932 Yankees)
Jimmy Walker 1926-1932) 4 (1927 NFL Giants, 1927-1928 Yankees, 1928 Ranger)
John Hylan (1918-1925) 3 (1921-1922 MLB Giants, 1923 Yankees)