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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That said, I’m only going to give it two stars, because I have to give this asshole’s book at least two stars less than I gave Dirk Hayhurst’s book The Bullpen Cznseco.
Jose Canseco considers himself a victim of discrimination and “celebrity”. New Password Must be at least 6 characters and contain a number and an uppercase and lowercase letter. At a Congressional hearing on the subject of steroids in sports, Palmeiro categorically denied using performance-enhancing juicwd, while McGwire repeatedly and somewhat conspicuously refused to answer questions on his own suspected use.
This book is the product of that promise. Many think that writing this book was a tacky move, especially since he outed so many fellow steroid users, but he definitely had his motives.
Report 2 Ryan Stancl 1 4 Oct 16, Thankfully it was a quick, jukced read. But his knowledge and gusto for the juice would be better unleashed in a medical research lab. This process made skinny, average players into big, beefy superstars that hit fifty home runs a year.
If you’re a baseball fan this might interest you, if not, you’re more than likely going to find a better story and writing watching a day-time soap. Big hitters strike out following accusations of steroid use”. I really liked this book.
Just know, if you go forward, a bad word will be said. It’s mostly about Jose Canseco and how he used steroids to be able to be the top baseball player, doesn’t that sound so suspicious!!
Juiced: Wild Times, Rampant ‘Roids, Smash Hits, and How Baseball Got Big by José Canseco
Apparently I put off reading this so long that it’s actually relevant again. 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.
Here is what I learned from this book: My favorite part of the book was the story behind it he basically told Cxnseco League Baseball about all of the people that used performance enhancing drugs at the same time he was before he was caught.
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.
Canseco, the pioneer and Godfather of steriod use in the MLB does a good job enumerating the juifed of steroids and growth hormone for the person who knows how to use them in a controlled, responsible way. 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.
No one who reads this book from cover to cover will have any doubt that steroids are a huge part of baseball, and always will be, no matter what crazy canxeco testing schemes the powers that be might dream up.
‘Juiced’ is not cautionary: Canseco glorifies steroids
Pretty much every problem he ever encountered was not his fault, he’s misunderstood, the media gave McGwire a free pass because he’s a white guy, and also Jose was the first guy ever to fall in love with his newborn daughter.
I liked hearing the real truth about steroid use in major league baseball. Lists with This Book. Csnseco glad I never got around to writing a review jyiced this back when I actually read it, because now I get to do it with the benefit of hindsight.
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Juiced: Wild Times, Rampant ‘Roids, Smash Hits, and How Baseball Got Big
In conclusion, I would recommend this book to anyone who hates watching baseball with their husband but really loves intense, chilling sci-fi thrillers about mad scientists who want to take over the world by injecting everyone with dangerous performance enhancing drugs. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.
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Juiced (book) – Wikipedia
In this shocking memoir, Canseco sheds light on julced 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 fanseco passing trend, the steroid revolution is only a taste of things to come.
Published February 28th by It Books first published The first-hand experiences that Canseco 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.
Basic Info First Name. Fans have filled seats. Great story about American sports and all that goes on behind the scenes.