Skip to content

Cohen Battles Pizza Magnate for Title of Richest Baseball Owner

  • Steve Cohen, Tigers’ Ilitch each have $10.1 billion fortunes
  • Marian Ilitch has seen her wealth soar during Covid pandemic
Steve Cohen
Steve Cohen

Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Steve Cohen has finally snagged the New York Mets for a reported $2.42 billion.

The culmination of his long courtship to secure the franchise has Mets fans rejoicing and looking forward to having an ownership group that’s willing to spend big to bring a World Series back to Queens for the first time since 1986.