Will the Mets ever be anything but an incorporated facepalm of a team? The latest addition to the team's ever-growing portfolio of pathetic missteps comes courtesy of The New York Times, which points out today that one of the team's new minority owners is allegedly little more than a flowery scam artist.
You may recall that, when the Mets' efforts to sell the team to David Einhorn fell through, the Wilpons decided to raise some capital by selling minority shares in the team to friends and family. We now know that one of those friends was James F. McCann, the founder and CEO of 1-800 Flowers and a man who twice has been accused of defrauding his customers. From the Times: