Charles Shipman Payson (October 16, 1898 - May 5, 1985) was the owner of the New York Mets of the National League from 1975 through 1980. In 1975, he inherited the club upon the death of his wife, Mets founder Joan Whitney Payson. He is the father of former president Lorinda de Roulet.

In 1980, he sold the franchise to Doubleday & Co..


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Joan Whitney Payson * Charles Shipman Payson * George Herbert Walker, Jr. * Doubleday & Co. * Nelson Doubleday, Jr. & Fred Wilpon * Fred Wilpon/Sterling Equities

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