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Financial Fumbles: How the Economic Crisis Sacked 10 Pro Athletes

1. Sandy Koufax


In February 2009, the Hall of Fame southpaw was among the athletes listed as an investor in Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi Scheme in a federal bankruptcy court filing. In February of this year, Koufax said he lost more money on taxes he paid on that money than to Madoff. Former New York Met second baseman Tim Teufel is also listed among the Madoff investors.



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