Jeremy Giambi died on Wednesday on the age of 47, and a medical examination has confirmed that the previous MLB participant took his personal life.
The health worker’s workplace in Los Angeles revealed on Friday that Giambi died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the top. A member of Giambi’s household discovered him at his mother and father’ residence in Southern California on Wednesday morning.
Giambi, the youthful brother of former AL MVP Jason Giambi, performed six seasons in MLB from 1998-2003. He hit 52 profession residence runs and was recognized for having a great eye on the plate and endurance, identical to his brother. He was a profession .263 hitter with a profession .377 on-base proportion and lifelong .807 OPS. He was additionally notorious for being tagged out on the well-known Derek Jeter flip play.
Giambi was drafted by the Detroit Tigers in 1995 after which within the sixth spherical by the Kansas Metropolis Royals in 1996. He performed his first two seasons with the Royals earlier than stints with the Oakland A’s, Philadelphia Phillies and Boston Purple Sox.
Information of Giambi’s dying got here only a day after we discovered Gerald Williams had died. Julio Lugo, Pedro Feliciano and Kimera Bartee are another current former MLB gamers to die at a younger age.