Steve Cohen officially approved as owner of Mets; Mayor de Blasio signs off on deal

NEW YORK — Here he is. The incomparable, invincible, unbeatable Steve Cohen is finally the new principal owner of the New York Mets.The hedge-find titan was approved by Major League Baseball’s owners Friday afternoon to take over the franchise from Fred Wilpon and Saul Katz. The $2.4 billion deal is the highest price ever paid for a North American sports team. Cohen, who has an estimated net worth of $14 billion, is now baseball’s wealthiest owner.Mayor Bill de Blasio signed off on the transaction immediately after MLB owners casted their “yes” votes. In a statement, MLB said the approval is c…

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