Wednesday, November 10, 2004

Rockies fire McMorris

By Mike Klis
Denver Post Staff Writer

Post file / Andy Cross
Jerry McMorris of the Colorado Rockies
in a 1999 photo.

Jerry McMorris, the Rockies' No. 1 boss during the team's first nine years who once was credited with saving the major-league franchise for the city of Denver, essentially has been fired by the club.

Having lost positions as president to Keli McGregor after the 2001 season and chief executive officer and chairman to Charlie Monfort after the 2002 season, McMorris has been removed as vice chairman.

Although McMorris retains his 12.4 percent overall financial stake in the ownership group and 40.4 percent share of the general partnership, his voting rights have been rescinded.

Read the entire article here on the Denver Post website.