If you’re like me, you find yourself constantly wondering what Mo Vaughn is up to these days. And if you’re like me, you assume the answer is just “eating.” But no, the former Red Sox slugger seems to have made a second career for himself in the real estate biz. Vaughn’s company purchased a housing complex just north of Boston and plan to give it a $6 million renovation.
(Mo Vaughn BC [before cupcakes])
Since retiring in 2003, Vaughn’s Omni New York LLC has restored ‘affordable-housing complexes’ (read: projects) in Brooklyn, the Bronx and Yonkers. Considering Hit Dog didn’t exactly endear himself to New York during his time with the Mets, it’s a nice gesture that he’s giving back to the city where he made his name. Vaughn talks about his new life as a landlord, after the jump (I recommend reading his quotes aloud in a Mr. Furley voice).