Jeremy Giambi cause of death: Found with gunshot wound

Former MLB participant Jeremy Giambi, who handed away at age 47 earlier this week, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, the Los Angeles medical expert mentioned.

It had beforehand been decided that Giambi died by suicide. Legislation enforcement was reportedly referred to as to Giambi’s mother and father’ Southern California dwelling at 11:40 a.m. Wednesday to seek out him deceased.

Giambi’s agent, Joel Wolfe, mentioned in an announcement Wednesday that the household requested privateness.

Jeremy Giambi with the Oakland A’s
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A primary baseman and outfielder, Giambi had a six-year MLB profession through which he performed for the Royals, Athletics, Phillies and Pink Sox. He had a lifetime .263 batting common and 52 dwelling runs, however is greatest identified for being on the receiving finish of Derek Jeter’s flip play within the 2001 ALDS, getting tagged out at dwelling when he failed to slip. That helped swing Recreation 3 of the sequence in the direction of the Yankees, who had been down 2-0 and went on to beat Oakland in 5 video games.

Jeremy’s brother, Jason, performed with him for 2 seasons in Oakland and was later a primary baseman for the Yankees.

Jeremy Giambi was later implicated within the BALCO scandal, saying within the Kansas Metropolis Star that he used steroids. He was additionally depicted within the 2011 movie “Moneyball” by Nick Porrazzo.

“We’re heartbroken to study of the passing of a member of our Inexperienced and Gold household, Jeremy Giambi,” the A’s wrote on Twitter on the information of his loss of life. “We provide our condolences to Jeanne, Jason, and his household and mates.”

— Further reporting by Marjorie Hernandez


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