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Last Updated: Monday, 11 October, 2004, 07:02 GMT 08:02 UK
Baseball All-Star dies
Ken Caminiti

Former Major League Baseball All-Star Ken Caminiti has died of a heart attack at the age of 41.

The former National League MVP retired three years ago and admitted to taking steroids to boost his performance.

Caminiti blasted 239 homers and 983 RBI at a career average of .272.

And his best season came in 1996, when he hit 40 home runs and 130 RBIs for the San Diego Padres.

He also played for Atlanta, Houston and Texas.





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