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Greg Halman Dies: Argument May Have Led To Stabbing

Bits and pieces are trickling in surrounding the circumstances that led to the death of Seattle Mariners outfielder Greg Halman. According to the Associated Press, police say an argument about loud music could be the reason Halman was stabbed to death.

The police are still trying to figure everything out but police spokeswoman Patricia Wessels told the AP that loud music "appears to be the reason the victim walked downstairs."

Halman's brother is still a suspect at this point and time.

Teammates, fellow players and associates of Halman are still in relative shock over the 24-year-old's sudden death. Halman's reputation among his peers and those who knew him was a positive one as his impact was felt both in Europe and in the United States, as a person and a player.

ESPN's Jim Caple wrote a comprehensive piece on Halman using testimonies of different people who knew him, including Hall of Famer Bert Blyleven.

"He was a very nice young man with a lot of potential. It's a shame what happened," said Hall of Famer Bert Blyleven, who was the pitching coach when Halman played on the Dutch team in the 2009 World Baseball Classic. "He will be missed by many."