Thursday, April 25, 2013

Mets 2013 All Star Game Parade doubly special because 2013 is Bloomberg's last official year as NYC parasite

4/24/13, "NY Mets Legends and Club Ambassadors, from left, Edgardo Alfonzo, Mookie Wilson, and John Franco, Major League Baseball Executive Vice President Tim Brosnan, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, and Mets third baseman David Wright, pose with a Mets jersey." ap

4/24/13, "Parade of stars through midtown will usher in MLB All-Star Game," NY Post, David Seifman

"Major League Baseball, city and Mets officials, in announcing All-Star Game festivities, said the parade will stretch west-to-east along 42nd Street on July 16....

The 2013 All-Stars and their families are scheduled to begin their parade at Bryant Park on 42nd Street and Sixth Avenue, headed east on an 80,000-square-foot red carpet.

The 1 p.m. parade is set to go past Grand Central Station and end on 42nd between Second and Third Avenues. Parade participants are set to travel in top-down Chevys.

It’ll be a different route than in 2008, when the Mid-Summer Classic was played at Yankee Stadium. That celebration went up Sixth Avenue....

In addition to the game and parade, the All-Star Game FanFest is set for July 12-16 at the Javits Center.

The baseball festival is set to run from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on all days, except game day on July 16 when it’ll wrap up at 6 p.m....

Other All-Star Game events, leading up to July 16 game, include a celebrity softball game on July 14; the All-Star Futures game featuring up-and-coming minor leaguers on July 14; and the All-Star Game workout and Home Run Derby on July 15."

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