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SANFORD, Fla., March 29, 2024 ~ Perfect Game, the world's largest youth baseball and softball platform and scouting service, has recently announced the addition of former major league All-Star and American League MVP award winner, Mo Vaughn, as their Special Assistant to Ownership. This appointment is part of Perfect Game's efforts to identify and support young baseball talent in areas where socioeconomic status may hinder access or opportunities.

Known for his impressive hitting abilities and towering stature, Vaughn earned the nickname "Hit Dog" during his time in the major leagues. He was a dominant force in the American League throughout the 1990s, winning the AL MVP award in 1995 after hitting .300 with 39 home runs and 126 RBI. He also made three All-Star appearances during this time.

According to Perfect Game Chairman Rick Thurman, Vaughn is a valuable addition to their team both literally and figuratively. His reputation within the baseball community is highly respected and his work in various communities has been legendary. Thurman expressed excitement about the impact Vaughn will have on young athletes within their program.

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In response to his new role at Perfect Game, Vaughn shared his enthusiasm for coaching young players and partnering with Perfect Game through his sports academy in Boca Raton, Florida. He also expressed his eagerness to discover hidden talent across the country by visiting communities that may not have as much exposure to scouts.

Vaughn's appointment comes just a week after former All-Star outfielder Ryan Klesko joined Perfect Game in a similar position. As a former 12-year veteran of the major leagues, Vaughn brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to Perfect Game's extensive network of scouts and coaches.

Throughout his career, Vaughn achieved impressive statistics including a .293 batting average, 270 doubles, 328 home runs, 1,064 RBI, and a .906 OPS while playing for teams such as the Boston Red Sox (1991-98), Anaheim Angels (1999-2000), and New York Mets (2002-03).

This exciting news has already garnered media attention, with Greg Casterioto serving as the media contact for Perfect Game. For any further inquiries, please contact Casterioto at (267) 246-5709.
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