Former player Julio Lugo dead, presumably of a heart attack; he was 45 years old – cause of death

On the eve of his birthday, former Major League Baseball player Julio Lugo died of a heart attack as he left the stadium Monday morning.

ESPN journalist Enrique Roja confirmed the news and contacted the family of the former Boston Red Sox player.

“Julio Lugo’s family told me that the former player’s death was probably due to a heart attack. Lugo was 45 years old,” Enrique Rojas said on his Twitter account.

Lugo will turn 46 on Tuesday, November 16.

At different stages in his career, the Dominican baseball player played for the Houston Astros, Tampa Bay Devils and Boston Red Sox, and played for the Los Angeles Dodgers and Cardinals during the offseason. Louis, Baltimore Orioles and Atlanta Warriors.

Before joining Major League Baseball, he played for the baseball team at Fort Hamilton High School (New York) and became a star player on the team at Conners State University (Oklahoma).

He finished his career with an average batting rate of 0.269 and 80 home runs.

He originally came from Barahona in the Dominican Republic and spent most of his youth in New York City with his brother, professional baseball pitcher Ruddy Lugo. Julio Lugo and his wife Mabely raised his children Julio and Josmael.

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