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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Paperbackpages. Your purchase also supports literacy charities. With the cansecp of one ballplayer, every baseball player cheats on their wife. 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 era.
I was interested in what he had to say about using steroids in baseball. Sign In Register Help Cart. When you push someone to a point where they feel they are out of options, you might not like what cajseco get. Thankfully it was a quick, easy read. But this book is a continued pat on the back for himself. In this controversial baseball jsoe, Jose Canseco, who is now retired, makes serious charges while bringing to light the long-suppressed scandal of widespread steroid use in baseball. Behind the gaudy juuced and the glamour of his public life, Canseco cultivated a secret just about everyone in MLB knew about, one that would alter the game of baseball and the way we view our heroes forever.
Strength Training For Baseball 2 ratings. I think most of what he says about his career and steroids is probably true, although I think he has a persecution complex bigger than his biceps.
He told the New York Daily News that he thought Canseco didn’t have a book in the material he gave him.
José Canseco Quotes (Author of Juiced)
Signed by Canseco a beautiful first printing. Canseco believes that steroids can not only improve the game of baseball, but also improve and lengthen lives, and more research needs to be done on the topic. At the time, people came out of the woodwork to call him a liar, but in the wave of congressional hearings and positive steroid tests that followed, Canseco turned out to be right on just about every single count.
So at first when this book came out I was like, no way am I reading that!? Part of a series on. Pass on this one and enjoy Canseco’s tweets and remember his prowess on the field. Please check your inbox to confirm your email address and start receiving newsletters.
Live to years old, remain sexually potent into your nineties, interbreed with dolphins and whales, there’s literally no limit to what steroids can do for a person.
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 cansrco as the best, he did learn to deal with it though. Everyone wrote Jose off as a lying tattletale, but the elephant in the room now is that HE WAS 1 I’m glad I never got around to writing a review for this back when I actually read it, because now I get to do it with the benefit of hindsight.
The title JUICED refers to both the fast-paced lifestyle that he engaged in as well as the secret substance that helped Canseco and others become a new breed of performance-enhanced super-players who joe new records. You may unsubscribe from email communication at anytime. To view it, click here. Wraps have light wear, spine is unbent. You have successfully created your Sports Illustrated Account. caneeco
Jose Canseco tells SI he wishes he never wrote ‘Juiced’
Canesco it never bored me, and while Canseco’s never going to win a Pulitzer, he or his ghost writer isn’t embarrassing to read either. Vindicated ratings Open Preview See a Problem?
I think the game should be played the same way by everyone and the little advantage should be gained through talent and hard work. All that said, he still somehow manages to be a pretty likable goofball. 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 probably more responsible than any other for making steroids popular among the players of his era, knew where an awful lot of the bodies were buried.
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Mar 04, Jonathan rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Afraid of electricity, or of splitting the atom. Jose and Ozzie reportedly participated, but I never saw them, so my copy remains un-autographed. Live to years old, remain sexually potent into your nineties, interbreed with dolphins and whales, there’s literally no limit to what steroids can do for a person. Canseco seems sincere albeit a little conceited; I would think that it’s mostly fact. Book review Number 5. Dec 27, Chris rated it really liked it.
May 09, David Lewis rated it it was amazing. I didn’t choose to read this book because I was a fan of Jose.
Juiced: Wild Times, Rampant ‘Roids, Smash Hits, and How Baseball Got Big
Big hitters strike out following accusations of steroid use”. And baseball will never be the same.
Sorry, it’s unavoidable, and if you want to stop reading here that’s fine. In McGwire finally admitted to having used steroids during his playing career. Sign up to receive offers and updates: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.