11 people accuse former Red Sox clubhouse manager of sexual abuse

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March 5, 2012, 1:01 pm
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(NECN: Julie Loncich, Boston) - Nearly a dozen more victims have come forward will allegations of sexual abuse against former Red Sox clubhouse manager Donald Fitzpatrick, including former Baltimore Orioles batboy, Ronald Shelton.

Shelton was inspired to tell his story after others came forward last December. The 38-year-old clams Fitzpatrick abused him on several occasions in 1990 when he was only 17 and says he had no idea he wasn't alone.

Fitzpatrick, who worked for the Red Sox for more than 25 years, was convicted of attempted sexual assault in 2002. He died in 2005 at the age of 76.

Although many of the alleged cases are now beyond the statute of limitations, both criminally and civilly, attorney Mitchell Garabedian is seeking $5 million in damages from both the Red Sox and Orioles per victim.

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Baltimore Orioles, sexual assault, Julie Loncich, clubhouse manager, donald fitzpatrick, ronald shelton, mitchell barabedian
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