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How Did Omar Malave Die? Everything About The Former MLB Player And Blue Jays Coach

The official cause of death for Omar Malave has yet to be released on news. Was it a suicide? Get to know everything about the late MLB coach.

Omar Malave was a renowned baseball player and a coach. He is remembered as the first base coach for Toronto Blue Jays of MLB.

The MLB star had a total of 258 games that were played out of 654 matches. He was hired as manager of the Dunedin Blue Jays on January 13, 2014

Malave died on Monday, November 22, 2021, at his home in Florida. On social media, fans have expressed their grief over the passing of the Venezuelan icon.

MLB Legend Omar Malave Death Cause: Was It A Suicide?

Omar Malave took his own life. The death cause was confirmed by his daughter on Twitter.

Malave’s daughter Omi Johnson had tweeted mentioning her dad had killed himself. She also mentions Malave having some kind of mental health issues.

A similar type of post is also shared on Omi Johnson’s Instagram. There she writes; “The first-ever man in my life is gone forever…”.

Additionally, she also mentions, Malave dies just 3 days before Eli’s (grandson) 10th year of death anniversary.

The daughter of an MLB star, on the other hand, has not revealed how Malave committed suicide.

After the shocking revelation, social media have flooded with the tribute message for the grieving family.

Omar Malave Was Living With His Wife Evelyn

Omar Malave was married to his wife Evelyn. Together they lived in Dunedin, Florida.

Before he died, they both have enjoyed successful years. She is speechless after the shocking demise of her husband.

On the Internet, there are relatively few details regarding Omar Malave’s wife right now.

Details On Omar Malave Family Members

Omar Malave has a daughter named Omi Johnson in his family. She is a beauty hacker, as mentioned in her Twitter bio.

He also had two grandchildren: Eli, his grandson, and Elisse, his granddaughter.

According to an article on tampabay.com on August 24, 2012, Eli died in need of a double lung transplant.

Elisse too suffered from a terrible cardiac condition. She has been diagnosed with a sinus venosus atrial septal defect which requires surgery.

Omar Malave was born to a laborers family in Cumana, Venezuela. He was raised in a family with nine siblings; four brothers and five sisters.

Malave had quit school to help support the family. His first job was in a factory assembling bunk beds.