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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You cansco unsubscribe from email communication at anytime. But I know that the body I have now is far superior to the one I was born with. He provides anecdotes about the rock-star antics of players on the road, as well as his own experiences of racism in the sport.
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Jose Canseco wishes he never wrote book Juiced about steroids |
With the exception of one ballplayer, every baseball player cheats on their wife. Canseco, like hundreds of other steakheads in the game today, is a big fucking cheater.
So we have him to thank for steroid drug use and the bad example it sets to young children who love the game. Like a true narcissist, Canseco never finds any fault in his actions. Anabolic steroids, human growth hormones — Canseco mixed, matched, and experimented to such a degree that he became known throughout the league as “The Chemist.
I feel weird saying that. Your purchase also supports literacy charities. This book kept me focused from the first page to the last, I felt like I was living Jose consecos life. Interesting insight and opinion on steroids too. The man looked like a ham on toothpicks. Russell Books Ltd Condition: 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.
Juiced: Wild Times, Rampant ‘Roids, Smash Hits, and How Baseball Got Big
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He lived with his Mom, Dad, and twin Ozzie. According to Canseco, many people used steroids for the sole reason canssco it was a way to improve.
Aug 06, Nick Webb rated it did not like it Recommends it for: Jan 03, Lizzy rated it it was ok. Sep 28, Jeff Raymond rated it liked it Shelves: It’s only a matter of time muiced an entire race of people are raised on steroids, and who knows what they’ll be able to accomplish?
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Jose Canseco tells SI he wishes he never wrote ‘Juiced’
Once they successfully got out of Cuba they lived in Miami Florida where Jose and his Brother went to high school. Regan Books, Book. Canseco’s book became a New York Times bestseller. Juiced lets on about a lot of that, and serves up a slew of juicy tidbits along the way his bathroom-stall exploits with Mark McGwire and his personal joy at tracking the spread of steroid use across the leagues as he jumped from team to team, with the owners and the league offices looking the other way the whole time, have all entered public knowledge by now.
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May 04, Camden Bailey rated it really liked it. 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.
Big hitters strike out following accusations of steroid use”. But-obviously, I don’t recommend using them or getting them without supervision, or a prescription, because they are illegal. Email Address Enter valid email address Password. Goodreads helps you follow your favorite authors.
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. Beware of the scapegoat with nothing left to lose.
Please check your inbox to confirm your email address and start receiving newsletters. Juiced is a fantastic book that is hard to put down and has made a lot of controversy since it was released back in When the wave of stories about steroid use in baseball finally started to juiceed in the early-mid ‘s, he was labeled the poster boy for the era.