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MLB Legend Dwight Gooden

Removed From Home After

Threatening Estranged Wife

3/3/2013 12:10 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0303-dwight-gooden-gettyThe estranged wife of Dwight Gooden has been granted a temporary restraining order against the baseball legend after she had to call the police on him for making threats against her and her family … TMZ has learned.

According to documents obtained by TMZ, Monique Gooden called the Bergen County Police Department in New Jersey on March 1. Monique claims Dwight made "terroristic threats," specifically claiming he said, "All bets are off and I will hurt you and your family. You'll see, just wait."

We're told when police arrived, they called a family court judge who granted Monique a temporary restraining order on the spot after speaking to her on the phone.

Dwight is currently living in the same home as Monique as the couple goes through their divorce, but the judge ordered Dwight to grab his belongings and leave ... which he did. He was not arrested or taken into custody by police.

The court order also strips Dwight of visitation of his two young children until the next court hearing ... which is March 11. The judge will also decide at that time on whether to make the temporary restraining order a permanent one.

He was also ordered to continue to make payments on the Range Rover and its insurance for his wife, and make child support payments from a previous court order.

Monique filed for divorce back on November 20, 2012 after three years of marriage. Dwight was arrested back in 2005 for allegedly hitting Monique after she threw a phone at him.

Calls to Dwight were not returned.

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Lisa    

Let me put my eye glasses on I thought that was Ike Turner at first

545 days ago
17.

EasilyHard    

What size toothbrush?

545 days ago
18.

JP    

When did TMZ become ESPN/

545 days ago
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(◉_◉) Brush Your Teeth (◉_◉)    

Brush Your Teeth.

545 days ago
20.

William Kramer    

So the bitch is allowed to throw a phone at him and he cannot defend himself?

545 days ago
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tomjones    

i still dont get it. she attacked him first, and he gets arrested. and "terroristic threats" really? keep using that word to over-hype something so menial and soon it won't mean anything

545 days ago
22.

Slim Whitman    

Guess who's going to lose his house and almost everything he owns?

545 days ago
23.

walter    

How do you make terrorist threats to an ex? What did he say, "I hate you and down with America, destroy the capitol."

545 days ago
24.

4reallikecomon    

Hes too young to be looking so old....

545 days ago
25.

Mrugowsky    

For him, drugs were better than marriage. More rewarding.

545 days ago
26.

Griff    

I recall that Doc Gooden made false accusations against former teammate Kevin Mitchell. Something about cutting off a girlfriend's cat's head and unlawful imprisonment. Hmmm.

545 days ago
27.

Shouldn't throw stones u live in a glass house    

So this started by a gold digital g bitch throwing a phone at him so he did something in 2005 and he's the bad guy these laws they make for spiteful women are a way to just screw men out of what they earned and disgrace his reputation she deserves to get smacked around who doesn't say **** when there being tortured by a woman and threatening to take his kids it isn't meant to be taken literally these laws are ruining good men making them beg these bitches not to **** with them that they made who they are beat of luck to you Dwight

545 days ago
28.

M.W.electric    

And I asked Harvey to fix this broke ass sight. No calls have been returned.

545 days ago
29.

Sam    

Crackhead

544 days ago
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