Report: Ex-Major League pitcher Irabu found dead
July 28th, 2011
04:27 PM ET

Report: Ex-Major League pitcher Irabu found dead

Former Major League Baseball pitcher Hideki Irabu was found dead yesterday at his Los Angeles home, Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun reported.

The newspaper's website quotes police investigators as saying the 42-year-old's death appears to be a suicide.

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  1. Marc

    RIP

    July 28, 2011 at 4:55 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Flippy

    RIP

    July 28, 2011 at 5:01 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Laura

    ugh! The stupid "Groupon" ad is in the way.... can CNN appease me and wrap the text or lose the ad so I can read what it says please???

    July 28, 2011 at 5:09 pm | Report abuse |
    • Mikey G

      Stop whining, you bother me.
      RIP.

      July 28, 2011 at 5:13 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Michael Gray

    RIP, don't RIP, you damn idiots!!

    July 28, 2011 at 5:09 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Kim

    I can't read about what happened because the advertisements are cutting off the text of the article.

    July 28, 2011 at 5:12 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Mikey G

    Wait a minute, RIP.
    No, wait a minute, don't RIP.
    Wait a minute, RIP.
    No, forget it, don't RIP.
    Got it straight?
    My pleasure.

    July 28, 2011 at 5:12 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Osama bin Laden

    Hello my friends in the USA. It is me ... Osama.

    July 28, 2011 at 5:13 pm | Report abuse |
    • BearHope

      HaHa ... Talking Fish food

      July 28, 2011 at 5:32 pm | Report abuse |
    • sarah

      Hey Osama,did they fish spit you out for being to greasy?

      July 28, 2011 at 5:56 pm | Report abuse |
  8. brandon

    funny how Amy Winehouse gets a week of photo galleries, gets praised for being a drug addict, etc.. and this poor guy gets a sidebar and less than a paragraph from CNN

    July 28, 2011 at 5:14 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Pam

    Don't RIP, I repeat Don't RIP

    July 28, 2011 at 5:15 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Madame Royale

    How sad.
    Condolences to his family and friends.

    July 28, 2011 at 5:18 pm | Report abuse |
  11. Neil

    RIP!

    July 28, 2011 at 5:50 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Macky

    RIP again

    July 28, 2011 at 5:51 pm | Report abuse |
  13. John Wright

    Think George Steimbrenner will meet him at the gate and say "welcome home Fat Toad"

    July 28, 2011 at 6:05 pm | Report abuse |
  14. Mitwal

    Rip....heart goes out to family and friends. What is even sadder is that some people with nothing going for them, get on these blogs and show their stupidity...get in life, people.

    July 28, 2011 at 7:18 pm | Report abuse |
  15. Curveball

    indeed RIP,but you gotta love these 4g phones..no adds..

    July 28, 2011 at 9:31 pm | Report abuse |
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