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ROBERT PARRISH has filed a lawsuit against the estate of the late BOB WOOLF, charging mismanagement of Parish's pension fund. The suit claims that Woolf received "excessive commissions and fees while mis-managing Parish's pension and investment funds." Parish's attorney, Sydelle Pittas said the damage figure was "close" to $300,000. Officials at Bob Woolf Associates said they knew nothing about the suit and had recently spoken to Parish, who they still represent, and "had sensed no ill-will" (Peter May, BOSTON GLOBE, 12/9).
JACK LAWN, Yankees chief of operations, resigned to become Chair and CEO of the Century Council, a non-profit, anti-alcohol abuse organization (USA TODAY, 12/9)....Yankees Owner GEORGE STEINBRENNER is considering making a bid to buy the Arlington International Racecourse just outside of Chicago (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 12/9)....NICK PRICE was named PGA Tour player of the Year (PGA)
Darryl Strawberry and his agent Eric Goldschmidt were indicted for tax evasion yesterday for failing to report $500,000 in income from autograph signing and other promotions between '86-'90. The N.Y. DAILY NEWS is reporting today that federal investigators are looking at other players, agents and promoters involved in the multi-million dollar sports-memorabilia business. Strawberry and Goldschmidt are scheduled to be arraigned on Wednesday (Kleinknecht/Madden/Smith, N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 12/9).