Former Major Leaguer Jeremy Giambi Dies in California at 47


LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jeremy Giambi, the previous main league outfielder and first baseman, died Wednesday at his mother and father’ house in Southern California, police stated. He was 47.

Officers responding round 11:30 a.m. to reviews of a medical emergency discovered Giambi lifeless on the residence in Claremont, east of Los Angeles, stated police Lt. Robert Ewing.

The Los Angeles County Coroner’s Workplace will decide the reason for dying, Ewing stated.

Giambi’s agent Joel Wolfe did not instantly reply to a name looking for extra data.

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Giambi performed six seasons from 1998-2003 with the Kansas Metropolis Royals, Oakland Athletics, Philadelphia Phillies and Boston Crimson Sox. Whereas in Oakland, Giambi was teammates together with his older brother Jason, a five-time All-Star.

“We’re heartbroken to study of the passing of a member of our Inexperienced and Gold household, Jeremy Giambi,” the Athletics stated on Twitter. “We provide our condolences to Jeanne, Jason, and his household and mates.”

Giambi performed within the postseason twice with the Athletics and in 2001 was tagged out at house on Derek Jeter’s well-known “flip” toss within the American League Division Sequence towards the New York Yankees.

Giambi was born in San Jose and attended South Hills Excessive Faculty in West Covina, like his brother, earlier than attending California State College, Fullerton. The Royals drafted him out of school in 1996 within the sixth spherical.

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