The Wilpons are determined to find a buyer for part of the Mets to provide financial aid for their settlement in the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme lawsuit and it looks like every rich person in the country is going to be mentioned at some point or another.
Fred Wilpon reportedly reached out to Donald Trump to gauge his interest, but Trump said that he’d be interested in buying the whole team, not a minority share.
While Trump would be an intriguing owner, Hardball Talk outlines the reasons Trump would never be cleared by MLB, first and foremost among them that Trump owns casinos.
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