AKA Jason Gilbert Giambi
Birthplace: West Covina, CA
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Big-league slugger who admitted using steroids
MLB hitter, first baseman, and American League MVP in 2000. Placed on the disabled list in July 2004 after a benign pituitary tumor was discovered, returning to active play in September.
On 2 December 2004, The San Francisco Chronicle revealed Giambi's testimony that he used "undetectable" steroids for three seasons, and furthermore, those steroids were provided by Barry Bonds' personal trainer. He also admitted to injecting HGH, human growth hormone. The testimony was given for a case against Bay Area Laboratory Co-Operative (BALCO).
Father: John Giambi
Brother: Jeremy Giambi (baseball player, also with Oakland, b. 1974)
Wife: Dana Mandela (m. 1998, div. 2000)
Wife: Kristian Rice (m. 2-Feb-2002)
High School: South Hills High School, West Covina, CA (1989)
American League MVP 2000
Risk Factors: Steroids
SPORTS FRANCHISE HISTORY
Colorado Rockies (2009-)
Oakland Athletics (2009)
New York Yankees (2002-08)
Oakland Athletics (1995-2001)
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