7 MLB Stars Who Went Broke

Graig Nettles

The hotheaded former Yankee third baseman was called “Puff” by his teammates because of a big ego and bigger mouth. As it turns out, Nettles’ lavish lifestyle took the puff out of his 4.5 million in earnings. Never meeting a Manhattan club he didn’t like, Nettles blew his cash with the same vigor as his buddies over in the Football Giants organization. Nettles was so cash-strapped by the end of his career, he filed for bankruptcy while still receiving a Yankee’s paycheck.

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