Sat, 11 Apr 2009 11:31:10 -0700
The Associated Press reports that former MLB 1B Mo Vaughn has sued Ra Shonda Kay Marshall, of Powell, Ohio, for allegedly stealing more than $1 million. The suit against Marshall, who managed Vaughn's finances for four years, was filed in February, and also seeks more than $5 million in punitive damages. Marshall filed a counterclaim this week denying the allegations and claiming Vaughn has damaged her reputation.
Tue, 02 Dec 2008 21:08:41 -0800
According to a report in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, former Boston Red Sox 1B Mo Vaughn is on the Hall of Fame ballot for the first time in 2009.
Fri, 07 Nov 2008 17:54:44 -0800
Joe McDonald, of The Providence Journal, reports eight members were elected into the Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame Friday, Nov. 7. The members elected include Mo Vaughn, Mike Greenwell, Bill Lee, Wes Ferrell, Everett Scott, Frank Sullivan, George Digby and Edward Kinney Sr.
Thu, 13 Dec 2007 23:08:35 -0800
Former MLB 1B/DH Mo Vaughn has been named in the Mitchell Report. The report includes a check from Vaughn for human growth hormone. Personal trainer and former employee of the New York Mets Kirk Radomski said Vaughn called him for advice on recovering from an ankle injury. Radomski told Vaughn human growth hormone would help his ankle heal faster, and thereafter continued to sell HGH to Vaughn.
Thu, 24 Feb 2005 08:16:23 -0800
The Associated Press reports former New York Mets 1B Mo Vaughn will buy and refurbish two run-down apartment complexes as part of the city's effort to develop more affordable housing. Vaughn and his company, Omni New York LLC, will use a $28.6 million loan from the city's Housing Development Corp. to cover the cost of the project. There are about 300 apartments in the two developments, almost all of them occupied. The developments are part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Section 8 program, and the average rent is $270 a month.
Fri, 19 Nov 2004 12:30:58 -0800
The New York Daily News reports former MLB 1B Mo Vaughn (knee) is feeling stronger and has asked his agent to call around to gauge interest. His agent, Greg Genske, reportedly has fielded calls from several teams and said Vaughn might be a good fit with an AL team, where he could DH. "He's working out and doing better," Genske said. "He's interested in what options there are. ... He just wants to see what's out there. He hasn't gone too far yet – he's thinking about it."
Thu, 28 Oct 2004 20:53:27 -0700
Ronald Blum, of the Associated Press, reports New York Mets injured 1B Mo Vaughn (knee) filed for free agency Thursday, Oct. 28. Vaughn, who sat out most of the past two seasons due to an arthritic left knee, filed in order to get off the Mets' 40-man roster after completing an $80 million, six-year deal.
Sun, 15 Aug 2004 01:41:51 -0700
The Associated Press reports Boston Red Sox OF Manny Ramirez and 1B David Ortiz are the first Boston players to reach 30 homers in consecutive seasons since 1B Mo Vaughn and SS Nomar Garciaparra did it in 1997 and 1998.
Sat, 03 Apr 2004 09:22:30 -0800
Mets.MLB.com's Kevin T. Czerwinski reports New York Mets 1B Mo Vaughn (knee) was placed on the 60-day disabled list.
Sun, 25 Jan 2004 22:41:52 -0800
The Associated Press is reporting New York Mets 1B Mo Vaughn (knee) has all but announced his retirement from baseball, breaking the news Friday to a group of Brockton Rox supporters at a team banquet. "I'm through, man, I'm through," Vaughn said to the supporters. "My career is over. I have an injury no doctor can fix, but I have no regrets." Vaughn has not officially filed for retirement, because he is owed $15 million by the Mets and the team is insured for all but $3.75 million of that amount by keeping him on the disabled list.