Mike Piazza ‘Probably’ Interested In Buying Part Of A Team

New York, NY (CBSNewYork) – Former Mets catcher Mike Piazza spoke to the media about the possibility of a buying part of a major league baseball team.

Piazza said he is currently not involved with any investors in an effort to buy a team, and that includes the New York Mets.

When asked if he would be interested in buying a stake in a Major League team as part of an investment group, Piazza said he “probably” would be.

In January the Wilpons announced they were looking to sell a non-controlling interest in the team of 20 to 25 percent to raise several hundred million dollars.

Several people, including former Mets manager Bobby Valentine and Donald Trump, have expressed interest in purchasing a share of the Mets. Piazza, however, couldn’t confirm or deny that he has been approached to be part of a group to purchase a share of the Mets.

“Let’s just say that I’ve talked to some people who have interest in getting into the game,” he added. “It doesn’t cost anything to talk, at least not yet.

“But as far as anything right now, any talks, or putting any groups together, no, I’m not involved in anything specific,” he said.

What’s your reaction to the news that Mike Piazza might be interested in buying part of the Mets? We want to know. Share your thoughts in the comments section…

  • Timmy

    first it was a guy who owns a vodka com., then Trump, then Cuban, then Valentine, now Pizza. Maybe if was to sell my comic books (Bug Bunny, Jetson) and baseball cards ( Bud Harrelson collection) I can throw my name into the hat.

    • ChimneySmoke Stew

      LOL, go for it! I bet you’ll be a better owner than the Wilpons!

  • chief of Patrol

    Beter buy would be a chain of PIZZA shops in and around IRAN

    • Meat Thunder

      I agree chief.

  • Manny

    It dosen’t matter who owns the mets,they will always be losers. The met coaches manage to destroy most talent they aquire.

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