Orioles owner's son sues brother, mother for control over team and alleges relocation plot


The Baltimore Orioles may have actually gotten in Friday with among the worst records in the American League, at 24-34, yet their off-the-field circumstance may be uglier than their on-the-field outcomes. According to the Associated Press, long time franchise owner Peter Angelos’ kids, John and Louis, and other half, Georgia, are now knotted in a legal fight over control.

A claim submitted in Baltimore County Circuit Court on Thursday by Louis declares that John has actually worked to “undermine Georgia Angelos’ confidence in Lou,” to name a few elements. Peter’s function, it ought to be kept in mind, has actually reduced considering that he went through an operation in 2017 that left him “disabled,” per the suit. 

Louis’ fit likewise recommends that John has interest in moving the franchise to Tennessee, where he owns a house and where his other half’s profession is headquartered. Here’s a direct quote, courtesy once again of the AP:

“The corrupting effect of John’s actions has been to thoroughly frustrate Mr. Angelos’ intentions,” the fit stated. “John intends to maintain absolute control over the Orioles — to manage, to sell or, if he chooses, to move to Tennessee [where he has a home and where his wife’s career is headquartered] — without having to answer to anyone.”

The suit declares that Georgia favored offering the group. It ought to be kept in mind, nevertheless, that a moving effort appears less most likely after Maryland state legislature devoted $1.2 billion in moneying to the Camden Yards Sports Complex in April. 

Peter Angelos has actually owned the franchise considering that 1993, when he supposedly bought the club for $173 million.

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