Trump Wants to 'Help' the Mets, Wilpon

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    If the rumors are true - oh please oh please oh please - The Donald has once again assembled a crack team of has-beens, never-weres, cast-offs and sex-pots for the purposes of our entertainment.

    Donald Trump is thinking about investing in the New York Mets.

    The New York real estate owner with a flair for publicity said Wednesday he wants to help Mets owner Fred Wilpon. Wilpon is under pressure from a lawsuit from the trustee trying to recover money for the victims of the Bernard Madoff swindle.

    The Mets had no immediate

    Speaking Tuesday in a telephone interview with The Associated Press, Trump said: "I hope that it works out well for the Wilpons because they're friends of mine. If they ever needed help, I'd be there to help them. If I could help, I'd love to help them.''

    Trump's interest was first reported by The New York Times.