By Alex Raskin Sports News Editor For Dailymail.com
Published: 23:08 BST, 14 September 2020 | Updated: 23:35 BST, 14 September 2020
Hedge fund manager Steve Cohen has signed an agreement to purchase the New York Mets from longtime owners Fred and Jeff Wilpon for a reported $2.4 billion after outbidding local power couple, Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez.
MLB Network's Jon Heyman was the first to report the sale, which, according to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, is a record for a North American sports franchise.
'I am excited to have reached an agreement with the Wilpon and Katz families to purchase