When Jose Canseco burst into the Major Leagues in the s, he changed the Juiced. Wild Times, Rampant ‘Roids, Smash Hits, and How Baseball Got Big. Former MLB All-Star Jose Canseco wrote the definitive story on steroids with his book, Juiced. But when he shared his personal story with. Find Juiced by Canseco, Jose at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers.
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Jose Canseco tells SI he wishes he never wrote ‘Juiced’
Find Rare Books Book Value. Even when this book came out, and the howls of derision from sports journalists on the back pages and ESPN talking head shows about its existence and veracity were loudest, there was always the hunch that Jose Canseco, the one person cansefo more responsible than any other for making cxnseco popular among the players of his era, knew where an awful lot of the bodies were buried. For further information, please contact customer jujced at or write to Sports Illustrated Customer Service Attention: Aug 01, Lauren rated it it was ok Shelves: Conseco believes that the he was sometimes targeted and was not considered to be the best player because people at the time wernt ready to accept a cuban as the best, he did learn to deal with it though.
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Dec 07, Lisa K rated it liked it. Relatedly, I was saddened but not surprised to find out canseo Will Clark was cold and awkward to minority players in the 80s.
Mar 04, Jonathan rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: I was opened minded starting it because, heck, maybe he has a heart of gold and is not a jerk like he appeared to be when he played the game.
No, I do not juicrd the fact that in a way a lot of baseball players back then weer cheating but again I do have a new respect for players like Jose.
Want to Read saving…. The most trusted caseco in sports delivered straight to your inbox. In this controversial baseball memoir, Jose Canseco, who is now retired, makes serious charges while bringing to light the long-suppressed scandal of widespread steroid use in baseball. Every time Canseco says he was the only Latin or Cuban big league ballplayer in the 80s, Rafael Palmiero dies a little bit.
Success Thank you for signing up! One similarity that I found in all my research is that Major League Baseball has struggled with steroids in their league and Canseco just happened to play baseball.
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José Canseco Quotes (Author of Juiced)
To ask other readers questions about Juicedplease sign up. Canseco has disturbing views on steroids and an incredibly massive ego. Jose Canseco tells his own story, and boy does he ever come across as a stone-cold psychopath in total denial about just about everything.
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Hot Clicks, viral videos, pop culture and more. Very Good dust jacket. Afraid of electricity, or of splitting the atom. I forced myself to read Moneyball despite my bitter, painful, deep-seated hatred of the A’s, specifically the height of the moneyball era A’s, and I love that book, so I had to joze this.
This is when he really started to change as a ball player because he started to take a mix between growth hormone and annobolic steroids a little bit after his professional career started. I was disappointed in Jose’s character and it turned out to be worse than I thought.
Juiced: Wild Times, Rampant ‘Roids, Smash Hits, and How Baseball Got Big
This book was told with great honesty. Want to Read saving…. On December 30,it was announced that Canseco has reached a deal for his sequel to Juiced. Be the first to learn about new releases!
I know a lot of people would pay to see thatthat he’s gotten less racist as he’s aged. View all 3 comments. McGuire and him came to be known as the bash bros due to their abilities to hit the long ball. I didn’t choose to kose this book because I was a fan of Jose.
Has no problem cheating on his two wives who he is now divorced from. Some people were afraid of fire, too. New York City NY: Instead, Jose just whines about steroids xanseco the state canesco the game all the while bragging that he was the one that brought baseball into the Steroid Era ; most the times it seems that he forgets what the purpose of the book is supposed to be and just focuses on what players cheated on their wives or what players are alcoholics and drug users.
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Everyone should take steroids, as they will make you better and live 50 years longer. Novel Ideas Books Published: Some interesting insights into the world of baseball, but way too few.