On January 22, 1957, an article in Look Magazine reveals the retirement of Jackie Robinson. The Brooklyn Dodgers’ great had actually decided to retire prior to the December trade that would have sent him to the New York Giants, but waited to announce his retirement in Look.
Ryne Sandberg of the Chicago Cubs gives up $16 million in salary by announcing his retirement at the age of 34
June 13, 1994
February 21, 1986