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MLB | G. Vaughn on Hall of Fame ballot

Tue, 02 Dec 2008 21:08:08 -0800

According to a report in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, former major-league OF Greg Vaughn is on the Hall of Fame ballot for the first time in 2009.

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Brewers | Fielder ties rookie homer record

Sun, 16 Jul 2006 20:34:51 -0700

The Associated Press' Bob Baum reports Milwaukee Brewers rookie 1B Prince Fielder tied the club record for most homers by a rookie with his 17th long ball of the season Sunday, July 16. He's tied with Greg Vaughn, who hit 17 in 1990.

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Brewers | Lee Ties RBI Mark

Tue, 05 Jul 2005 07:59:39 -0700

The Associated Press reports Milwaukee Brewers OF Carlos Lee tied Jeromy Burnitz for the second-most RBI by a Brewers hitter prior to the All-Star break when he picked up his 73rd RBI on July 4. Burnitz also had 73 RBI before the break in 1999 and Greg Vaughn set the team mark with 75 RBI in 1996.

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Devil Rays | Not A Streak Cruz Wanted

Fri, 30 Apr 2004 01:48:51 -0700

The Associated Press reports Tampa Bay Devil Rays OF Jose Cruz Jr. was hitless in two at-bats in the first game and 0-for-3 in the second, extending his hitless streak to 33 at-bats. It is within one of the franchise-worst 0-for-34 by Greg Vaughn in 2002.

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Cardinals | Taguchi Likely Staying

Sun, 28 Mar 2004 00:32:10 -0800

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports St. Louis Cardinals OF So Taguchi will likely stay with the team as the fourth outfielder, due to the retirement of OF Greg Vaughn on Saturday.

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Cardinals | Vaughn Cut, Calls It Quits

Sun, 28 Mar 2004 00:27:49 -0800

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch is reporting St. Louis Cardinals OF Greg Vaughn has chosen to retire, the same day the team notified Vaughn it was sending him to minor-league camp. "They gave me a chance and I didn't play up to my capabilities. I can't be mad," Vaughn said. "What's so bad about me now having to go watch my kids grow up? Baseball was good to me. I had a lot of great years. Baseball has made it so I don't have to do anything else. I can just watch my kids."

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Cardinals | Vaughn Signs

Wed, 17 Dec 2003 08:22:44 -0800

SportsTicker reports the St. Louis Cardinals signed OF Greg Vaughn (Rockies) to a minor-league contract.

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Rockies | Vaughn Says No Thanks

Sat, 12 Jul 2003 22:19:19 -0700

The AP reports Colorado Rockies outfielder Greg Vaughn declined a minor-league assignment to Triple-A Colorado Springs, making him a free agent immediately. "I'll be surprised if some American League team doesn't take a run at him to see what he can bring offensively with some consistent at-bats," Rockies manager Clint Hurdle said. "But with us, it just wasn't the right fit at this exact time."

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Rockies | More on Vaughn Callup

Wed, 04 Jun 2003 19:14:19 -0700

Updating a previous item, the AP’s John Mossman reports the Colorado Rockies promoted OF Greg Vaughn from Triple-A Colorado Springs Wednesday on the heels of a play-me-or-release-me demand from the 37-year-old player. Vaughn was willing, however, to extend the deadline for such a decision from June 1 to July 1 to give himself a chance to demonstrate he could play defensively in the outfield. Vaughn has been hampered by a pulled groin and sore hip flexor. Manager Clint Hurdle stated the team made the move to bolster its offense. Also the team is due to play six games in American League ballparks from June 9-15, when the designated hitter rule will be in effect. Hurdle indicated the pending need for a DH was only one aspect of the decision to bring him aboard. Vaughn was hitting .295 with 10 home runs and 32 RBI in 34 games with Colorado Springs at the time of his promotion.

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Rockies | Vaughn Called Up

Wed, 04 Jun 2003 14:23:43 -0700 reports Colorado Rockies OF Greg Vaughn was recalled from Triple-A Colorado Springs.

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