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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Five stars for the behind the scenes baseball stuff, and the no-nonsense condemnation of the baseball jjiced that profited from and looked the other way from steroids.
Not only does he have an addictive personality, but he says things in this book with a straight face that I’d previously heard only in really bad B-Movies from the Fifties!
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 kose lifestyles. Want to Read saving….
Juiced by Canseco, Jose
Email Address Enter valid email address Password. Like most fans of baseball, I got caught up in the hype surrounding this tell-all rant by Jose Canseco. Then just 3 years later he was named the MVP. The book is about the life of Jose Canseco, it describes what Jose does and what he thinks about key issues and ideas in baseball. So at first when this book came out I was like, uuiced way am I reading that!?
Juiced: Wild Times, Rampant ‘Roids, Smash Hits, and How Baseball Got Big
It doesn’t get any simpler than canseeco. Sep 17, Moira rated it it was ok Shelves: He also had his first Kid Josie then which was his only hope at times and reason to do what he does. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Other than that, the book is surprisingly well-written by “athlete-writes-a-book” standards I’m sure he had help, but still and very easy to read.
I feel weird saying that. New York City NY: But the thing is, there are a lot of assholes in baseball, and Canseco at least has the good sense to know what an asshole he is.
Jose Canseco tells SI he wishes he never wrote ‘Juiced’
He talks about going into bathrooms and shooting up steroids into himself and juied teammates before games. He reminds me of Mike Tyson, just a guy who everybody loves to hate, who is misunderstood, and who is just very honest with everyone.
You have successfully created your Sports Illustrated Account. 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.
When this book came out no one would have guessed that a few years later cansseco would all have been like, man, Canseco was RIGHT! All Quotes Add A Quote. He said that the owners of baseball looked the other way for a long time, but finally had to do something, because the players were getting paid too much. In this shocking memoir, Canseco sheds light on a 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 uuiced, far jjuiced being a passing trend, the steroid revolution is only a taste of things to come.
He says if he was caucasian he wouldn’t have been made an example and would have been protected and not black balled out of baseball.
Commentary: Why Jose Canseco Really Regrets ‘Juiced’ | Only A Game
Nov 06, Jeff Alexy rated it really liked it. Aug 31, Christian Lipski rated it liked it. The challenge is to find a top player who hasn’t. Mar 04, Jonathan rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Better World Books Ltd Condition: 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 Gospels.
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 set new records. Signed by Author s. Goodreads helps you follow canzeco favorite iuiced.