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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First Choice Books Published: I feel like he was targeted by the MLB in a way that other athletes would never be targeted just because he was Cuban and I think that gives you a feel for what society was like back then.

Read this in about two hours flying home from a softball tournament in Las Vegas. Singled out as the scapegoat for the steroid jode despite being no more guilty of steroid use than countless others true ; C. In fact, it’s still surprising how much of what he’s mentioned about performance enhancers in this book has actually turned out to be the truth.

Jan 03, Lizzy rated it it was ok.

Juiced by Canseco, Jose

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I loved this book it was about the baseball career of Jose Canseco. Retrieved from ” https: Maybe assholes make better athletes. His description of puffy Jason Giambi hitting the club reminded me cqnseco nothing so much as the cast of Jersey Shore. And that led me to have the following thoughts: You may unsubscribe from email communication at anytime.


Interesting insight and opinion on steroids too. Black-balled out of baseball due to steroid use debatable, since he was 36 years old during his last major league season ; B.

Jose Canseco tells SI he wishes he never wrote ‘Juiced’

Aug 24, Caden rated it really liked it. Personalized daily email with your favorite topics sports and entertainment.

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I think that steroid use should not be allowed because it makes the game unpure. It’s not hard to see why the all-white fraternity of sports writers cansecoo crucify a loud-mouthed Latino like Canseco while a redneck good ol’ boy like Mark McGuire could dope up openly for years.

Juiced: Wild Times, Rampant ‘Roids, Smash Hits, and How Baseball Got Big

Showing best matches Show all copies. 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.

That speaks less to his credibility than it does to the lack of credibility on the part of anyone else including, or especially, Bud Selig, Roger Clemens, Barry Bonds and Alex Rodriguez.

Book review Number 5 1 3 Feb 07, I don’t know what’s more disturbing, Canseco’s description of his Baby Mama’s former employer, Hooter’s: It’s totally fun gossipy beach reading, in fact I read it on a beach in Puerto Rico, which may have improved my disposition toward it.

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It’s only a matter of time before an entire race of people are raised on steroids, and who knows what they’ll be able to accomplish? Pages to import images to Wikidata. What made it less enjoyable was all the spin – Jose’s dad never thought what he did was good enough, his mom died and Jose promised to be the best ball player ever, the organization never protected non-white players, etc etc. Here is what I learned cansfco this book: 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.


He also believes he was blackballed by baseball when Bud Selig decided that the league canseci to be cleaned up. Sep 30, Jack rated it it was ok.

Hot Clicks, viral videos, pop culture and more. Dec 27, Chris rated it really liked it. It’s taken me quite awhile to read this, but I ultimately had to – I was a big fan cansceo Canseco’s back in the day. I was jumping in my seat when things good happened and when things bad happened!