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More about half a year after former MLB player Jeremy Giambiwas found dead at his parents' home in Southern California, more about his premature death. It became clear. An autopsy obtained by the
New York Postconfirmed that Giambi, 47,shot his chest and committed suicide. He also left a suicide note. The postreported that the gun used by Giambi was a Winchester Model 94AE level action repeating rifle.
Oakland Athletics Jeremy Giambi # 7 is Oakland, CA Field during a match against the Chicago White Sox at the Network Associates Coliseum. Athletics defeated the White Sox 14-2. (Jed Jacobsohn / Allsport)
Discovered by his mother on February 9, 1998-2003.
Jeremy Giambi, former MLB outfielder, died at age 47
Suicide submitted by Ross Reported Coroner's Angeles County Bureau said Giambi had a stint of addictive drug use (methanefetamine and percoset) throughout the 90's and 2000s, but he was using the drug around the time of suicide. He said he didn't think he was.
Jason Giambi Brothers (# 16) and Jeremy Giambi Giambi Oakland A poses before the match at the Network Associates Coliseum in Oakland, CA. (Michael Zagaris / MLB Photos via Getty Images)
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Foul play was not expected. Giambi hasn't been the same since he was hit with a foul ball last year while working as a pitching coach, according to autopsy reports. A foul ball caused a fracture of his cheekbone.
New YorkPostAccording to the retelling of the autopsy report, Giambi "has not been the same since then, and has been very negative and emotional since the head injury. It was delusional. ""
Oakland Athletics Jeremy Giambi # 7 has five high-touch players during a match against Chicago White Socks at the Network Associates Coliseum in Oakland, California. Athletics defeated the White Sox 14-2. (Jed Jacobsohn / Allsport)
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Jeremy Giambi was a career .263 batter with 52 home runs. He was the younger brother of Jason Giambi, a former New York Yankees.