25 Rich Athletes Who Went Broke

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24. Scott Eyre

24. Scott Eyre
World Series champion, pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies

Estimated lifetime earnings: $10 Million

Eyre, like many of us, was taken for a fool during last year’s stock market/investment madness. His money grew tied up in the $8 billion fraud allegedly perpetrated by Texas financier Robert Allen Stanford. Eyre told the New York Post that 99% of his fortune is frozen and possibly gone. After admitting that he was broke, the Phillies agreed to advance Eyre a portion of his $2 million salary.

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24. Scott Eyre

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Drea Knufken

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