No one likes to call it quits, but in the case of a handful of former MLB stars, the time has come to hang 'em up.
Guys like Johnny Damon, Jim Thome and Scott Rolen were household names in the '90s and earlier part of the new millennium, garnering numerous All-Star selections, Gold Gloves and Silver Sluggers.
However, it's 2012, and these once great players are shreds of their former selves.
Instead of hanging on by a thread, it's time to walk away from the game gracefully before it's too late.
Let's take a look at which MLB players should retire this offseason.