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Donald Trump approached about Mets

Updated: February 17, 2011, 9:51 AM ET
ESPNNewYork.com

Who is apprentice and who is master could be a problem.

Donald Trump said Tuesday that Mets owner Fred Wilpon called him to set up a face-to-face meeting to talk about buying part of the club, The New York Times reported. But Trump said he wants to be boss.

Faced with a lawsuit seeking up to $1 billion to repay victims of the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme, the Mets have explored selling 20 to 25 percent of the club to fund a settlement. But Trump, like others, has expressed an ...

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