In his much-contested baseball expose “Juiced,” Canseco boasts that he popped hundreds of homers, stole bases, got rich, hung out with pop. Former MLB All-Star Jose Canseco wrote the definitive story on steroids with his book, Juiced. But when he shared his personal story with. And while you’d have a hard time convincing anyone who saw them a decade later, Canseco was actually the better player. In that ’88 season.
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Canseco made himself a guinea pig of the performance-enhancing drugs that were only just beginning to infiltrate the American underground. In response to this, Jose promised to write a tell-all book. These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers.
Juiced: Wild Times, Rampant ‘Roids, Smash Hits, and How Baseball Got Big by José Canseco
Aug 15, Scott rated it liked it. I loved this book it was about the baseball career of Jose Canseco. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. When you read it today in the post-steroid era, you really do see how much the owners, the union, and the fans all turned a very, very blind eye to the issues.
And the ticket for this ride? Sadly, he has a very negative outlook on life.
‘Juiced’ is not cautionary: Canseco glorifies steroids
He claims in the introduction he is the god Jose. To ask other readers questions about Juicedplease sign up. And baseball will never be the same. Major League Baseball Obviously, I read this way after its time, but I found this disappointing and much less interesting than I expected.
The Art of Winning an Unfair Game. It is amazing to see the people he intervenes with in this book and then to see what those other athletes went on to do in their career and see how many of them were caught doing steroids rather prior or following the release of the book. Yes, this is actually in the book. Sep 04, David rated it it was amazing Shelves: I definitely recommend this boom to other people especially if they don’t know much about the steroid era of baseball or don’t like players like Jose.
The author claims he began injecting the big redhead with steroids during McGwire’s sophomore season with the Oakland A’s in the late s.
I’m glad I read the book. I know a lot of people would pay to see thatthat he’s gotten less racist as he’s aged.
Magnify that by and you have Jose Canseco. Sorry, it’s unavoidable, and if you want to stop reading here that’s fine. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.
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Lists with This Book. Minor leauge was a hard time for him though and it made him grow up and mature as a ball player.
Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. 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.
My favorite part of the book was the story behind it he basically told Major League Baseball about all of the people that used performance enhancing drugs at the same time he was before he was caught. This is when he really started to change as a ball player because he started to take a mix between growth cwnseco and annobolic steroids a julced bit after his professional career started. Behind the gaudy stats and the glamour of his public life, Canseco cultivated a secret just about everyone juiceed MLB knew about, one that would alter the game of baseball and the way we view our heroes juixed.
Manage Profile Continue to SI. Mark McGwire had the lions share of references in the book since they were teammates on the Oakland A’s and Jose used to inject him. Book review Number 5 1 3 Feb 07, And it’s not fair to say you know how you’d react, because you don’t.
Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. For further information, please contact customer service at or write to Sports Illustrated Customer Service Attention: He talks vanseco going into bathrooms and shooting up jujced into himself and other teammates before games. Dec 27, Chris rated it really liked it. Canseco believes he was: Return to Book Page. I would recommend this book to boys mostly because I really think you guys will like this book because it’s totally awesome.
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Jan 15, Mandy rated it did not like it. His description of puffy Jason Giambi hitting the club reminded me of nothing so much as juiiced cast of Jersey Shore. There’s no co-writer listed, which implies that Canseco wrote this by himself, but I have some doubts. Please try again later. He makes a case for their use in injury recovery, slowing of the aging process and increased strength and stamina for not only athletes, but the average joe as well.