Giving her support for one son over another, Georgia Cusoris Angelos said Wednesday that she fully supports John Angelos as head of the Orioles, whose control has been challenged in a lawsuit by her second son, Louis Angelos. .
With family patriarch and OS owner Peter Angelos sick and no longer being able to manage his considerable empire, Louis Angelos last week sued his brother and mother, who he said were in control of the John Angelos team. Attempts were made to seize
“I alone have the authority to manage the family’s assets and make decisions,” Georgia Angelos said in a statement released by the Orioles.
“Since I appointed John Angelos as President and CEO of Orioles in 2020, he has led the organization thoughtfully and effectively, including through unprecedentedly challenging times,” she said. “John has my full confidence, as well as the faith and belief of Major League Baseball.”
The legal battle comes at a critical time for Os, whose lease on Camden Yards expires next year. The state has authorized $600 million to improve the park, but funding is dependent on the Orioles signing a new lease.
The lawsuit filed by Luis Angelos in Baltimore County Circuit Court on Thursday claims Georgia wants to sell the Angelos team. Louis Angelos also suggested that his brother’s attempt to take full control of the team could move the Orioles to Tennessee, where the city of Nashville is starving for a team and John Angelos maintains a home with his wife, who There is a music business in the country.
Louis Angelos’ attorney could not immediately be contacted for comment.
This article will be updated.