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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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KittyKittyKitty    

Yikes!

549 days ago
2.

judy jetson    

He's cuckoo for cocoa puffs.

549 days ago
3.

Kiloshi    

Where is TMZ live pt4 03/01/2013??????!

549 days ago
4.

Vegas mommy    

He got arrested AFTER she threw a phone at him?! Yeah ok!

549 days ago
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dathan    

This homie is pissed at his Bitch ass wife,

549 days ago
6.

Los Pepes    

The Docs at it again!

549 days ago
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bernergirl    

At least maybe he will have time to cool off... It is never a great idea going through a divorce while living in the same house, I don't care what you say.

549 days ago
8.

static    

I guess he must have not have realized there's a law against that stuff.

549 days ago
9.

tutti    

GET A RESTRAINING ORDER FOR THOSE CHOPPERS IN HIS MOUTH.......WHAT ABOUT THAT...

549 days ago
10.

Truth is    

Is she a blonde?!? Plz surprise me!!!

549 days ago
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youdontknowme    

Not to take the seriousness out of this story, BUT damn his teeth are long. 2.) This relationship sounds terrible! I'm sorry thay they have children together. Now no matter what, some how and some way, they'll have to deal with each for life. Welp.

549 days ago
12.

croc    

and he threatened to bite her to death.
looks like he could have done it too. !!

549 days ago
13.

Aardvark    

I was a safety patrol with this guy in my 5th grade class. Great kickball player and he had the best Curly imitation in the class but he really should turn in his safety patrol badge.

549 days ago
14.

Lisa    

I had to put my glasses on... let me see.I thought that was Ike Turner at first.

549 days ago
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KicksandGiggles    

Confucius says men and women who physically attack each other and then smartly divorce do not make good house mates. WTH were they living together during the divorce?? Just asking for more violence

549 days ago
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