Mayor Bill de Blasio booed at Citi Field

Mayor Bill de Blasio booed at Citi Field

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New York Mayor Bill de Blasio throws the ceremonial first pitch on Monday March 31, 2014. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) New York Mayor Bill de Blasio throws the ceremonial first pitch on Monday March 31, 2014. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) - Opening day at Citi Field brought out diehard Mets fan.

That could be why Mayor Bill de Blasio – who is a Red Sox fan- got booed when he threw out the ceremonial first pitch.

He was accompanied by children from the East Harlem Tutorial program on Monday afternoon who were impacted by the recent building collapse and explosion.

De Blasio chatted with Mets catcher Travis d'Arnaud after throwing out the ball.

The Mets went on to lose to the Washington Nationals 9-7.






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