Sunday, February 03, 2013

Ed Koch greets Mets manager Davey Johnson Opening Day, 1984

2/2/13, "Diamond greats recall Koch’s pitches for NYC," NY Post, Ken Davidoff

"Former Mayor Ed Koch, who died early Friday at age 88, wasn’t a huge sports fan. He admitted as much. Nevertheless, he holds a special distinction in the baseball world: He stands as the only New York City mayor to oversee championship parades for both the Yankees and the Mets."...

"MEET THE MAYOR: New York mayor Ed Koch, who passed away yesterday at the age of 88, greets Mets manager Davey Johnson in the dugout on Opening Day 1984." AP

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