So you want to buy the New York Mets ?
So you always wanted to own a Major League Baseball team , but you cant raise the scratch ? On Wednesday, three friends started an Internet bid to acquire the New York Mets and the team’s nearly 70 percent stake in SNY. BuyTheMets.com is seeking fans of all kind to sign up to buy shares at $999 each , but for now no money is changing hands and fans can sign up only to express their interest.
“We have a serious plan that should be taken very seriously,” according to Bill Heyn a Mets fan since the early 1980′s , who devised the Web site plan with James Preissler and John Calce, two of his partners at Tritaurian Capital, an investment bank. “The whole goal is to do this for the people of the city “of New York.