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Several veterans still looking for work

Johnny Damon and Raul Ibanez among aging hitters who remain unemployed

Originally Published: January 19, 2012
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

It's not much fun being 35 years old and looking for work in late January, when the wife and kids are getting nervous, your agent can't get his phone calls returned and the unemployment rate for fading baseball stars is significantly higher than the national average of 8.5 percent.

While Prince Fielder and Scott Boras hold clandestine meetings with MLB owners in pursuit of an elusive 10-year, nine-figure deal -- and Carlos Pena, Cody Ross, Juan Pierre and others wait in line behind him -- ...

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