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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Showing best matches Show all copies. For further information, please contact customer service at or write to Sports Illustrated Customer Service Attention: Juicee think anyone who has to hide in a bathroom and shoot up with other players and keep it secret from their friends, wives and family are pretty much drug addicts.
Juiced: Wild Times, Rampant ‘Roids, Smash Hits, and How Baseball Got Big by José Canseco
His family came here from communistic Cuba and his father worked to create a better life for his family and while he benefited from that, he seems pretty bitter about being an immigrant and has a negative view of other people.
I was opened minded starting it because, heck, maybe he has a heart of gold and is not a jerk like he appeared to be when he played the game. McGuire and him came to be known as the bash bros due to their abilities to hit the long ball. Canseco seems sincere albeit a little conceited; I would think that it’s mostly fact.
Juiced by Canseco, Jose
And it’s not fair to say you know how you’d react, because you don’t. 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. Juices that led me cansseco have the following thoughts: So at first when this book came out I was like, no way am I reading that!?
Minor leauge was a hard time for him though and it made him grow up and mature as a ball player. All he does is brag about himself the whole time. Light shelf wear on dust jacket.
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 t Like most fans of baseball, I got caught up in juicced hype surrounding this tell-all rant by Jose Canseco.
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. I loved this book it was about the baseball career of Jose Canseco. I have always enjoyed Jose Canseco as an entertainer and athlete. Just know, if you go forward, a bad word will be cansfco. 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 josw 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.
Do you know what it means to juicfd like God?
Sep 30, Jack rated it it was ok. It’s not like me to ignore high profile baseball books. Please check your inbox to confirm your email address and start receiving newsletters. Hot Clicks, viral videos, pop culture and more. Signed by Canseco a beautiful first printing. To ask other readers questions about Juicedplease sign up. Russell Books Ltd Condition: 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.
But this book is a continued pat on the back for himself. Top Notch books Published: Manage Profile Log Out close.
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Jose Canseco tells SI he wishes he never wrote ‘Juiced’
The challenge is to find a top player who hasn’t. Some people were afraid of fire, too. I guarantee that if you read this book you will be surprised about what happened to Jose Conseco and how to media pretty much ruined his career this book is one of the most well written books I have ever read.
And the secret of life is this: He provides anecdotes about the rock-star antics of players on the road, as well as his own experiences of racism in the sport. Exterior shows light wear to edges and corners. I, Jose Canseco, have changed my own destiny and become more than just an athletic superstar — I have become a superman. Today, this issue has crept out of the closet and burst into the headlines as players balloon to herculean proportions and hundred-year-old records are not only broken, but also demolished.
My book juiced was totally a great book!! I didn’t choose to read this book because I was a fan of Jose.
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