posted on May, 30 2003 @ 03:33 AM
Mo Vaughn's career could be over -- especially if he undergoes major knee surgery.
Vaughn, 35, has an arthritic left knee. He has no cartilage in part of the knee, causing bone to rub against bone and pain that is too intense to play
through. He was put on the disabled list on May 2, and has not played since. In 79 at-bats this season, Vaughn is hitting just .190 with three
All six of the doctors Vaughn consulted recently recommend knee replacement surgery, which would certainly end Vaughn's career, ESPN's Peter Gammons
reports. Vaughn is waiting for another month and will attempt to get his knee flushed (arthroscopic surgery) in the hopes that knee replacement
surgery could be avoided.