New York Mets Not Einhorn's First Pick

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“He looked seriously at the Brewers,” said Bill Ackman, another hedge fund heavyweight, who runs Pershing Square Capital Management. He said that Einhorn did not view his interest as a lark. Indeed, Ackman said Einhorn “kicked himself” when he heard what Attanasio’s group paid for his share of the team: $223 million. [NYT]

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