February 23, 1989
The Boston Red Sox apparently took in stride their move from the sports pages to Penthouse magazine and revelations by Wade Boggs' former mistress about the sex lives of several players. In the first of two articles, Margo Adams of Costa Mesa describes her four-year affair with Boggs and talks about the third baseman's unflattering views of other players.
April 14, 1989 |
Margo Adams says $20,000 isn't enough. Boston Red Sox third baseman Wade Boggs offered his former mistress that amount if she would drop her breach-of-contract suit against him, but Adams has rejected the overture, the Boston Globe reported today. The California mortgage broker initially filed a $12-million suit against the five-time American League batting champion, but the courts have since reduced her claims to $500,000. Jennifer King, Boggs' attorney, said Adams has indicated that she would accept an amount "slightly larger" than the $100,000 she initially asked for when Boggs ended their four-year liaison.
June 11, 1989 |
Wade Boggs delayed ending an extramarital affair with Margo Adams despite pressure from his agent and his own feelings of frustration, the Boston Red Sox star said in a sworn declaration he recently gave in Irvine. "The feeling was totally different the last two years than the first two years," Boggs, 30, said in a deposition given May 16 as part of Margo Adams' lawsuit against him. "The only way I can describe it is like a volcano getting ready to erupt. Tones in her voice, conversations, arguments that we would have, these kinds of things just led me to believe that this was not a utopia situation."
April 14, 1989
It may be a long time before boxer Roberto Duran is invited back to Corpus Christi, Tex., where he spoke at a recent luncheon. According to Newsday's Wallace Matthews, Duran arrived in ragged jeans and a T-shirt that barely covered his burgeoning belly, which has expanded by about 20 pounds since he defeated Iran Barkley for the World Boxing Council middleweight title last month. When the luncheon was delayed, Duran took a side trip to the hotel coffee shop. He ignored the line of people waiting to be seated and brushed past the hostess at the door.
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December 19, 1989 |
Boston Red Sox baseball star Wade Boggs settled a palimony lawsuit with his former mistress Margo Adams in an Orange County Superior Court judge's chambers Monday, then both agreed to a gag order prohibiting them and their attorneys from discussing the details. The settlement was announced Monday by Adams' and Boggs' attorneys and confirmed by Orange County Superior Court Judge James Gray, who presided at the closed-door conference.
March 22, 1989 |
Red Sox third baseman Wade Boggs has offered Margo Adams $20,000 to settle her lawsuit against him, reversing his refusal to negotiate with his former lover. "I just did it for the welfare of the guys and to get the thing over with before the season starts," Boggs said in a story published in Wednesday's editions of the Boston Globe. "But there's no word on it (being accepted by Adams)."
March 22, 1989 |
Wade Boggs has offered Margo Adams $20,000 to settle her lawsuit against him, reversing his refusal to negotiate with his former lover. "I just did it for the welfare of the guys and to get the thing over with before the season starts," Boggs is quoted as saying in a story published in Wednesday's editions of the Boston Globe. "But there's no word on it (being accepted by Adams)."
April 13, 1989 |
Wade Boggs and several of his teammates will be subpoenaed next month when the Boston Red Sox travel to California for a three-game series with the Angels, Boggs' spurned mistress said. Margo Adams, who had a four-year liaison with the five-time American League batting champion, filed a $12-million breach-of-contract lawsuit against the married Boggs, but the courts whittled her claim to $500,000. Adams, a Santa Ana, Calif., mortgage broker, told the Boston Herald in a report published today that Boggs and several of his teammates will be subpoenaed when they go to California for the three-game series that begins May 16. She declined to name the other players, but in the past she has said players Marty Barrett, Mike Greenwell and Bob Stanley, along with former players Steve Crawford and Jeff Sellers, could be called to testify about her affair with Boggs.