September 27, 2016  

Jose Lima Died of Apparent Heart Attack

May 24, 2010 (4:02 am) GMT
The 37-year-old baseball star passed away over the weekend after attending a tribute to his career at the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Beloved baseball star Jose Lima died on Saturday, May 22 just hours after he attended a tribute to his career at the Los Angeles Dodgers. The 37 year old took a bow before fans during Friday night's, May 23 game against the Detroit Tigers and then died in his sleep from an apparent heart attack.

The pitcher's wife says, "I called the paramedics, but they couldn't help him." The death is currently under investigation, but there are no signs of foul play. The colorful star and fan favorite played baseball for five different teams, including the Dodgers, Houston Astros and Kansas City Royals.

Many of his friends offered condolences soon after learning about his death. One of them, Dodgers catcher Brad Ausmus remembered him as a person with "high energy, always in a good mood, loved to sing." He added, "We had to listen to his demo tape all the time in the locker room. Now it's a fond memory. Back then, it was annoying."

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Solange Announces New Album 'A Seat at the Table', Reveals Tracklist
  2. Viola Davis to Lead All-Female Heist Movie From '12 Years a Slave' Director Steve McQueen
  3. Nick Jonas Gets Cozy With Bikini Hottie in Hawaii
  4. Brad Pitt Bails on Movie Screening to Focus on 'Family Situation' Amid Angelina Jolie Divorce
  5. 'The Strain' Renewed for Fourth and Final Season
  6. Justin Theroux Slams Media for Thrusting Jennifer Aniston Into Brangelina's Divorce
  7. Gigi Hadid on Fighting Off Her Attacker in Milan: 'I Felt I Was in Danger'
  8. Video Premiere: Hailee Steinfeld's 'Starving' Ft. Zedd