Steve Cohen’s first picture as Mets proprietor may very well be an encouraging one.
The hedge fund billionaire’s wife, Alex, shared a photograph to Twitter of her and Cohen after he formally purchased the Mets from the Wilpons for $2.four billion on Friday. The pictured confirmed the couple at house, Cohen along with his legs crossed sporting a Mets hat and Alex subsequent to him carrying a Mets-themed shirt from NineteenEightySixed that learn “You Gotta Believe in Uncle Steve” with a coronary heart for the “v” in Steve.
“Celebrating collectively tonight – thanks all to your notes, we’re past excited,” Alex wrote together with the picture.
The Mets are relying on the lifelong fan’s deep pockets — Cohen is value greater than $14 billion — to assist flip the franchise round and ship their first World Series title since 1986. While his wife thanked the Staten Island-based clothes line for the shirt, Mets followers solely can hope Cohen embraces the concept of being the fan base’s wealthy uncle.