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Justin Miller

Former Dodgers Pitcher

Found Dead

6/29/2013 12:32 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Former MLB Pitcher Justin Miller has been found dead  ...  and cause of death is a mystery.

The 35-year-old's body was discovered Wednesday night in Palm Harbor, FL -- where he was living -- but authorities have not said exactly where.  

Miller played in the Major Leagues for 15 seasons -- most recently for the L.A. Dodgers back in 2010. He also played for the Toronto Blue Jays, Florida Marlins and SF Giants.

He was best known for the large number of tattoos on his arms, which inspired the "Justin Miller Rule" in 2004 -- forcing him to wear long sleeves when he pitched, since players found his ink too distracting.

He's survived by his wife Jessica Miller and two sons.  Jessica isn't giving any indication as to how he died, but does say it was sudden.

RIP.

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1.

Ozzie X    

Aaron Hernandez was involved.

482 days ago
2.

Fox    

It was Col. Mustard, in the library, with a candle stick!

482 days ago
3.

Rogue Warrior    

All the Lilolicious H8Turds will be saying Lilo did it! What a bunch of nimrods~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ FACTOID

482 days ago
4.

Jenn    

I always get kind of a "troubled" vibe when I see somebody who is covered from head to toe with tattoos (sorry maybe not fair but that's just my personal experience). I hope for his family that this was natural causes and not something preventable.

482 days ago
5.

Lena    

survey says drugs!

482 days ago
6.

Pondscum    

He looks like he's fifty!

482 days ago
7.

UNLV1990    

35 that's too young. RIP buddy, I hope somebody is looking out for his family.

482 days ago
8.

arealrascal    

WRONG! TMZ, when you lifted the story from somewhere else... Miller played professionally for 15 years, but spent only seven in the majors.

482 days ago
9.

romba    

A mystery. Hah. We all know it was coke and roids.

482 days ago
10.

Rich    

SEX had 2 male relatives die while have early morning sex.

482 days ago
11.

Suzi    

I don't follow baseball, but I have heard of his name through out the years. It sounds suspicious, like maybe he took his own life or accidental drug overdose. Why else, be so hush hush about it? Any case, it is tragic when someone dies unexpectedly, RIP and prayers to his loved ones and for his soul.

482 days ago
12.

nof    

Owners, teams and baseball do-not care once they're gone.


It's like the Vets returning home from War.


"Get in line d."


If they've had or have emotional issues -


As most of us current/former jocks have had.


Then you're in the-crazies-line. (line g)


Treatment's the only way out -


But how easy is it, and for a former major leaguer, a hurler no less... of some duration/length ?


To accept the bureacracy that goes along with treatment, treatment plans, programs.


It's a miracle I stuck with it.


A miracle I tellz ye.


Love to see the Dodgers step up on this one.


Help his wife and two young kids.


Cuz this could get worse, a lot worse.


And in a hurry.


Hope therapists and a good Christian church is in place -

482 days ago
13.

nof    

Jessica might start writing a book about the experience -


Often it's someone else that has to take-the-ball.


So to speak.


It'd make for an interesting read -


Shed light on a pervasive issue.


Give us a behind-the-scenes look at the ups, the downs, the ending.


Jessica probably saw this coming way before anyone else did.


Much love/respect to she and the two boys.


Prayers tomorrow, and via church.

482 days ago
14.

arealrascal    

Would you TMZ starfuc*kers posing as journalists please get it right? This dude had a 15-year PROFESSIONAL career, but 7-year major-league career. I know, I know. If it doesn't concern the KarTRASHians, who cares, right?

482 days ago
15.

Umadbro?!?!    

Smh to some of these comments.... R.I.P Mr.Miller

481 days ago
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