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Mo Vaughn Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Maurice Samuel Vaughn
Place Of Birth
Norwalk, USA
56 years old
Birth Date
December 15 1967

Mo Vaughn Facts

Child Star?
Baseball Player
Education & Qualifications
Seton Hall University
Net Worth
Current Partner
Gail Turkovich-Vaughn
Grace Vaughn
Shirley Vaughn, Leroy Vaughn
Donna Vaughn Brooks, Catherine Vaughn

About Mo Vaughn 

Mo Vaughn is a former major league baseball player.

Following his retirement, he started a real estate business. He has also founded Mo Vaughn Transport, a trucking company which has its headquartered in Solon, Ohio.

Mo Vaughn's full name is Maurice Samuel Vaughn. Mo Vaughn currently lives in New York with his wife, Grace Vaughn, and his daughter. From 1991 to 2003, he was a former Major League first baseman. He played alongside Nomar Garciaparra from 1996 to 1998.

He is known for crowding the plate; because his front elbow appeared to be hovering in the strike zone, intimidating pitchers to throw outside pitches. Vaughn had a total of 328 home runs and 1,1064 RBI in just a 12-season career. With his incredible performance, the Red Sox player earned the American League MVP award and was a three-time star selection. Mo Vaughn has a net worth of around $60 million.

Mo Vaughn became a free agent after Boston was knocked out of the playoffs by the Cleveland Indians. He later signed a six-year deal with the Anaheim Angels for a hefty amount of $80 million. In January 2004, Mo Vaughn announced that his injuries would not allow him to play baseball in the upcoming season. He acknowledged that he won't be able to play baseball ever again.

Mo Vaughn Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Mo Vaughn's net worth?

The estimated net worth of Mo Vaughn is around $60 million. He has accumulated this huge net worth from his successful career as a baseball player.

How much does Mo Vaughn earn per year?

We couldn't find any details about Mo Vaughn's annual income other than his net worth.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Mo Vaughn?

Mo Vaughn is 6 ft 1 in (185.4 cm) tall.

How old is Mo Vaughn?

Mo Vaughn was born on December 15, 1967. Vaughan is 55 years old as of 2022.

Childhood And Education

Mo Vaughn was born in Norwalk, Connecticut, the USA, in 1967. He is the son of Shirley Vaughn, a primary school teacher, and Leroy Vaughn, a former football coach, and high school principal. He has two older sisters, Donna Vaughn Brooks and Catherine Vaughn. Mo attended Trinity-Pawling School. He started playing baseball during his school days. He then played for Seton Hall and continued to play baseball under the guidance of coach Mike Sheppard in his college days. He completed his graduation from Seton Hall University.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Mo Vaughn’s partner?

Mo Vaughn has married Gail Turkovich-Vaughn. He has a daughter named Grace Vaughn.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Mo Vaughn is a renowned baseball player currently residing in New York. He first played baseball in Pawling, New York, in his high school. He then played baseball at Seton Hall University for coach Mike Sheppard. Mo set school records in one season for most home runs with 28. Mo Vaughan led his team to victory in the finals of the Big East Conference Baseball Tournament. In 1999, he sprained his ankle during his first game with the Anaheim Angels.

The star player hit a total of 218 RBIs and 57 home runs during his three years at Seton Hall. Both are team records. Mo was drafted as the 23rd overall pick by the Boston Red Sox. On June 27, 1991, he debuted in the MLB. He hit 328 home runs and batted in 1064 runs during MLB. In 1995, Mo established a reputation as the most feared hitter in the American League. He hit 39 home runs with a .300 average and 126 RBIs.

After his retirement, he started a real estate business in New York and so far has refurbished and renovated in locations such as Whitney Young Manor in Yonkers, Noble Drew Ali Plaza located in Brooklyn, Brownsville, and many others. With his partner Eugene Schneur, Vaughn manages his company OMNI New York, LLC. Mo Vaughn has also founded Mo Vaughn Transport, a trucking company based in New York, which was sold in 2018.

What awards has Mo Vaughn won?

In 1995, Mo Vaughn won the Most Valuable Player Award while playing for the Boston Red Sox. He has won several other prestigious awards, such as the Silver Slugger Award in 1995. He was also awarded Al RBI in the same year. Mo Vaughn was All-Star selection for the years 1995, 1996, and 1998. In 2009, Vaughn was nominated for the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

Other Interesting Mo Vaughn Facts And Trivia

  • Before fame, Mo Vaughn played college baseball alongside Craig Biggio, future MLB All-Star at Seton Hall University.
  • His full name is Maurice Samuel Vaughn.
  • His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
  • In 2013, he bought The Boston Globe's advertisement section and used it to salute the people involved in helping the victims of the Patriots Day Bombing in Boston.
  • Other than playing as the first baseman for Boston Red Sox, he also played for Anaheim Angels and New York Mets for 1999-2000 and 2002-2003 respectively.

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