He already made his pitch to voters.
So Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, the Democratic mayoral nominee, selected to catch a ceremonial first pitch from his son on the Mets recreation at Citi Area on Thursday.
Carrying a white polo together with his present title emblazoned on the again of it, Adams deftly jumped out of his crouch behind house plate to catch the errant, elevated throw, which ended up within the right-handed hitter’s batters field.
He and his 25-year-old son, Jordan Coleman, then shared an embrace and posed for footage between within the infield forward of the 12 p.m. recreation, video exhibits.
“Each Mets fan goals of throwing a primary pitch at Citi Area (and Shea Stadium earlier than that, for these of us who’re OG followers),” mentioned Adams in an announcement after his seize.
“I by no means dreamed large enough to ascertain my son Jordan throwing a primary pitch to me.”
The native politician’s athletic snag got here forward of the Mets dealing with off in opposition to division rival the Atlanta Braves in a matinee finale of a four-game collection.
Adams, who spent a lot of his childhood in Queens, on July 6 became the Democrat nominee for mayor, and within the November basic election against candidate Republican Curtis Sliwa, who the cop-turned-politician is prone to defeat.
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