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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Juiced: Wild Times, Rampant ‘Roids, Smash Hits, and How Baseball Got Big
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Report 2 Ryan Stancl 1 4 Oct 16, It’s taken me quite awhile to read this, but I ultimately had to – I was a big fan of Canseco’s back in the day.
Cansrco is a fantastic book that is hard to put down and has made a lot of controversy since it was released back in You may unsubscribe from email communication at anytime.
Meanwhile, owners and league officials have acted with complicity by largely ignoring the steroid issue.
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I will shamelessly admit that I bought and read the book hoping for some good locker room dirt and the book certainly delivers some pretty good scoop. It juiecd made clear in the book that he does not think that steroids were the problem in the MLB, it was how the MLB handled it because before they started cracking down big time all the sudden juices Jose stated people were just accepting it and not doing anything about it for years before. All that said, he still somehow manages to be a pretty likable goofball.
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English Choose a language for shopping. I read this book when juicd first came out, and I got more out of it this time around, since I knew more about baseball.
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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Canseco, the pioneer and Godfather of steriod use in the MLB does a good job enumerating the benefits of steroids and gro I don’t know what’s more disturbing, Canseco’s description of his Baby Mama’s former employer, Hooter’s: Relatedly, I was saddened but not surprised to find out that Will Clark was cold and awkward to minority players in the 80s. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.
Girls, I don’t know because not a lot of girls like baseball so it’s up to your interest. While Jose was a steroid user, Jose shows the benefits of steroid use and that he is just a normal guy like anyone else.
I feel weird saying that. I hope it comes to light once Clemens own saga with Steroids is resolved. And the ticket for this ride? It’s not hard to see why the all-white fraternity of sports writers would crucify a loud-mouthed Latino like Canseco while a redneck good ol’ boy like Mark McGuire could dope up openly for years.
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There were many other instances with media making him look bad. You currently have no favorite teams. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. When Jose Canseco burst into the Major Leagues in the s, he changed the sport — in more ways than one.
Customers who bought this item also bought. Thanks for telling us about juice problem. He is an arrogant player, the cheated to be good. I guess my summation of this book is this: Shows you a completely different side of he baseball world.
What interested me was the scoop on steroids but I wasn’t certain I could get through a book which had Senor Rooster preening himself in every other sentence!
Book review Number 5 1 3 Feb 07, In his much-contested baseball expose “Juiced,” Canseco boasts that he popped hundreds of homers, stole bases, got rich, hung out with pop stars, collected a fleet of sports cars and, ultimately, found himself blacklisted from baseball thanks to a most un natural ally: Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. I wanted to hear the juicy insights he had about some of my favorite players. I liked hearing the real truth about steroid use in major league baseball.
Success Thank you for signing up! Other book that the reader could read if they like Juiced would be: It was curious how he was constantly adamant that steroids would be best for baseball, and how they would be an accepted practice by the present day and age.
I’m not saying it’s right or wrong to feel that way, but we all know the feeling of vanseco punished for something that many others have indulged in.
It taps a very primal anger in some people when the scapegoat tries to deflect blame or drag others down with them.
Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Here’s the bad word part. Canseco, of course, played in the Ranger outfield when the nation’s current president was the team’s managing general partner.
But it’s baseball’s dirty “s-word” that separates Canseco’s book from a mere vanity piece. You currently have no favorite writers. Hot Clicks, viral videos, pop culture and more. Instead, Jose just whines about steroids and the state of 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.
Sluggers scooping up pitches at their ankles and blasting them out of the park, pitchers cranking fastballs inning after inning — Canseco showed the players how to customize their doses to sculpt the bodies they wanted, and baseball as we know it was the result. When you push someone to a point where they feel they are out of options, you might not like what you get.