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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Here is what I learned from this book: I feel weird saying that. I never knew about what a famous athlete had to go through on a daily basis, all of the media making harmful headlines juiceed to sell more copies. Most of the book is filled with his bitter claims of racism, complaints about his mistakes, placing blame on others, and of course arrogant tales of his warped sense of self-worth.
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.
‘Juiced’ is not cautionary: Canseco glorifies steroids
In this shocking memoir, Canseco sheds light on a life of dizzying highs and debilitating lows, provides the answers to questions about steroids that millions of fans are only now beginning to ask — and suggests that, far from being a passing uuiced, the steroid revolution is only a taste of things to come. To view it, click here.
President Bush spoke out against steroids in baseball during his State of the Union address. Yes, this is actually in the book. Especially when he went to the rangers he introduced them to pretty much the whole team. Minor leauge was a hard time for him though and it made him grow up and mature as a ball player.
No, I do not like 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.
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There’s no co-writer listed, which implies that Canseco wrote this by himself, but I have some doubts. Set up a giveaway. I don’t think I ever heard him use the term “lassez faire” in a press conference, but that may just be me not paying attention.
Jul 22, Mike rated it liked it. Success Thank you for signing up! And the only reason I’m even doing it now is because it popped up toward the top of my list today, and I happened to notice it. When the wave of stories about steroid use in baseball finally started to break in the early-mid ‘s, he was labeled the poster boy for the ujiced.
Just know, if you go forward, a bad word will be said.
Canseco claims to discredit many of the myths regarding steroids, asserting that they do not break down a person’s body if used correctly, and can actually help a person recover quickly from injuries. Meet the Utah book club that started on a camping trip in By SI Wire July 02, Mar 04, Jonathan rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Learn more about Amazon Giveaway.
Magnify that by and you have Jose Canseco. I gave it three stars because its a light read and I didn’t wish for the jjiced hours back that I spent reading it. I have always enjoyed Jose Canseco as an entertainer and athlete. As much as he tries to fool you, Canseco did not know what he was doing.
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Cajseco 31, Carol Storm rated it liked it. Canseco shattered the mold of the out-of-shape baseball player and ushered in a new era of superathletes who looked like bodybuilders, made outrageous salaries, and enjoyed rock-star lifestyles. When Jose Canseco burst into the Major Leagues in the s, he changed the sport — in more ways than one. The first-hand experiences that Juicsd explains in his book are better than any other news article about performance-enhancing drugs that I found during my time spent with the topic of performance-enhancing drugs in sports.
Jose Canseco tells SI he wishes he never wrote ‘Juiced’
For a steroid enhanced athlete, he had a few fantastic seasons but a forgettable career. In this shocking memoir, Canseco sheds light on a life of dizzying highs and debilitating lows, provides the answers to questions about steroids that millions of fans are only now beginning to ask — and suggests that, far from being a passing trend, the steroid revolution is only a taste of things to come. jucied
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.
Aug 31, Christian Lipski rated it liked it.