Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito's team got off to an early 7-0 lead thanks to Steven Matteo, slugging Republican from Staten Island. But by the start of the fifth inning, the de Blasio team had taken a 10-7 lead, but would finally lose 17-13 in the nine-inning slog.
As for the mayor, he pulled himself early after failing to get a base hit and mishandling several balls at first base. After the game, he cited an unspecified injury.
So when is the tackle football game?
(Photos: New York City Council)