Christine Quinn Picked Love Over the Mets, Will Probably Lose Queens

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New York City Council Speaker and mayoral candidate Christine Quinn speaks at a political forum aboard a boat in Manhattan on April 9, 2013 in New York City. Six mayoral candidates spoke at the Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance's 2013 Waterfront Conference ahead of the November 2013 mayoral election.
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"When her future wife made clear during one of their early dates that she could be with only a Yankees fan, Christine C. Quinn did not hesitate: 'I dumped the Mets in a hot second.'" —An early New York Times look at the mayoral favorite's "affecting but carefully assembled 240-page memoir," due out in June, reveals that baseball is less important to her than eternal happiness. Good luck explaining that to the city's second most populous borough.