John Jaso, former catcher/first baseman for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Tampa Bay Rays, and other teams, walked away from baseball and now sails a boat for about six months a year: No More Spring Trainings.
During his MLB career, Jaso had to deal with multiple concussions:
My initial reaction is that my life, as far as my career, is falling apart and kind of like ending,” Jaso said. “That this is how it ends.”Tampa Bay Times 2015
In 2017 he bought a sailboat (he was a professional balllplayer, so it’s a nice boat) and retired from baseball:
there’s another level of peace and happiness for him when he’s on the boat. Even when there are issues — and something is always going wrong — he liked dealing with it.New York Times 2023