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Chuck Knoblauch arrested for assault; unrecognizable in mugshot

  • Jon Judd

According to Yahoo Sports, former MLB star Chuck Knoblauch was arrested Wednesday at his home near Houston for allegedly assaulting his wife, Cheri Knoblauch. Chuck was to be inducted into the Minnesota Twins Hall of Fame, but since the arrest, the organization has cancelled the ceremony that was scheduled to take place on August 23rd. Knoblauch posted his $10,000 bail and has been released from jail. The local Houston police station released a copy of his mugshot which can be seen below:

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The Twins have released the following statement on the matter:

 In light of recent news reports surrounding Chuck Knoblauch, as well as direct communication with the former Twins second baseman, the Minnesota Twins have decided to cancel the team’s 2014 Hall of Fame induction ceremony scheduled for August 23 at Target Field. In January of this year, Knoblauch was elected by a 62-member committee consisting of local and national media, club officials, fans and past elected members, using rules similar to those necessary for election to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York.

Sports Kings Writer Jon Judd
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