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Jan. 24, 1980: Doubleday & Co. purchases controlling
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Jan. 24, 1980: Doubleday & Co. purchases controlling interest in the Mets from the Charles Payson family for $21.1 million. Minority partner Fred Wilpon’s share is a reported 5 percent.
(Credit: David L. Pokress)

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The Mets under Fred Wilpon

Here is a timeline looking at key dates of the Mets under Fred Wilpon with an emphasis on ownership and their financial woes.
By Anthony Castellano

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