Daily News excerpt -
Call it the Coney Classic.
Mayor de Blasio and the City Council will face off in a softball game
next Wednesday, taking over the Brooklyn Cyclones’ home stadium in Coney
De Blasio laid down the challenge to Council Speaker Melissa
Mark-Viverito on Twitter early Wednesday, writing, “I challenge
@NYCCouncil to a #NYCSoftball game. The date is set - 9/17. Your move,
Mark-Viverito quickly accepted the challenge, tweeting, “You're on! Dust off your glove and name the place.”
De Blasio and his staffers will play Mark-Viverito, Council members and
staff at MCU Park, where the minor league Mets affiliate Cyclones play
their home games.