Jose Canseco is a man of many talents. Well, mostly baseball. He was very good at baseball. He's also unbelievable at making absurd remarks on Twitter.
Putting it simply, Jose Canseco's relationship with Major League Baseball is complicated. The former slugger best known for his days as a "Bash Brother" with the Oakland Athletics is convinced he has been blackballed from the sport.
In his 2005 book Juiced, former Jay Jose Canseco estimated 80 per cent of pro players use steroids. More recently, The Chicago Tribune described MLB's crusade against PEDs as “unwinnable.
Any player is available to an organization for $3,000 if he goes to Class A, $4,000 for Double-A or $5,000 for Triple-A. On the rare occasions when a player like Ruben Sierra or Jose Canseco or Rickey Henderson or Jose Lima goes straight to the big ...
February 14, 2005 - Retired baseball star Jose Canseco publishes his autobiography, "Juiced: Wild Times, Rampant 'Roids, Smash Hits and How Baseball Got Big.
From bearded catcher Isaac Wenrich to playing at San Quentin prison to trying to set up the PITCHf/x system in an independent league ballpark to the league's 1981-esque playoff structure to signing Jose Canseco as a promotional stunt to the crushing ...
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All that's left is to simply hunker down for the rigorous, and eternal, process of trying to stay ahead of the PED users, who we should realize by now come in all shapes and sizes - behemoths like Jose Canseco and lithe speedsters like Gordon ...
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“I don't know enough to talk about it,” said Jose Bautista, who is a player rep to the association. The Jays have never before been implicated in performance-enhancing drugs, though known steroid scofflaws such as Jose Canseco have worn the Toronto ...
(1 of 3) Jose Canseco, former big-league baseball star, did a little outfield dance to what song when he played for the Stompers last season?
Not only do hitter-pitchers usually get battered—they gave up 22 runs in 26 innings last year—but it also poses the risk of doing something unnatural: outfielder Jose Canseco famously injured himself pitching in 1993. This could deter someone like ...
Remember Jose Canseco pitching for the Oakland A's and injuring his shoulder. The last Reds position player to pitch was shortstop Paul Janish in 2009.
I still recall having "Card Trading Parties" with friends in the neighborhood, though I'm not sure more than one or two transactions were ever completed ("No way, I'm not trading a 1992 Donruss Frank Thomas for a 1991 Topps Jose Canseco, are you crazy?").
In 2012, Crine beat former major leaguer Jose Canseco in a home run-hitting contest for charity before a minor league game in Southern California.
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“We've had Rickey Henderson, Jose Canseco, Jose Lima and Ruben Sierra, but I don't think anyone has created the buzz that Roger Clemens has,” Atlantic League executive director Joe Klein said at the time.
Oakland Athletics: Josh Reddick, Hello Kitty, Jose Canseco Rookie of the Year. I may not be the target audience for Hello Kitty, but I'm still subtracting points.
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Players such as Mark McGwire, Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Jose Canseco were all accused and convicted of steroid use. In fact, Jose Canseco estimated that during his time in the league at least 85 percent of players in Major League Baseball were ...