Originally posted on Angelswin  |  Last updated 1/21/12
By Brian Waller - AngelsWin.com Feature Columnist Mo Vaughn…just saying the name will cause most Angel fans to wince and shake their head in disgust. Vaughn will most likely go down in Angels’ lore as one of the biggest disappointments the organization has ever experienced. Prior to his stint with the Halos, Vaughn was one of the most feared hitters in the game. Selected by the Boston Red Sox with the 23rd pick of the 1989 amateur draft, Vaughn spent only a season and a half in the minor leagues before making his debut during the 1991 season. During his 8 seasons with the Red Sox, Vaughn averaged 28 home runs, 122 runs batted in and had a batting average of.297. Vaughn garnered Most Valuable Player votes six out of the eight seasons he played in Boston and actually won the Most Valuable Player award in 1995 when he had 39 home runs, 126 runs batted in and had a .300 average. An ongoing feud between Vaughn and Red Sox General Manager, Dan Duquette, prompted the All-Star player to t...
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