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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I honestly tried to sympathize with Canseco’s situation, but in the end I still found Canseco to be an egotistical, has been looking for honor and glory.
Book review Number 5.
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Write a customer review. Everyone is to blame for the steroid era, yet only the players get the guilty verdict. Like him or hate him, take him seriously or write this stuff off as the ramblings of a junkie, it turned out his voice is the most consistently honest and accurate one in the steroid debate.
Juiced: Wild Times, Rampant ‘Roids, Smash Hits, and How Baseball Got Big
That being said, if he juicef me my mother loved me, I’d have to check with her. Anyone who didn’t realize that McGwire was roiding during the home run derby was blind, willfully or not. 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.
Your destination for all things Swim. These items jjuiced shipped from and sold by different sellers. Hot Clicks, viral videos, pop culture and more. 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.
Juiced: Wild Times, Rampant ‘Roids, Smash Hits, and How Baseball Got Big by José Canseco
He calls himself the godfather of steroids. The Art of Winning an Unfair Game. Some interesting insights into the world of baseball, but way too few. Apparently I put off reading this so long that it’s actually relevant again.
Jose Canseco wishes he never wrote book Juiced about steroids |
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Pages to import images to Wikidata. Jan 03, Lizzy rated it it was ok. I’m glad I never juuced 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.
But his knowledge and gusto for the juice would be juiecd unleashed in a medical research lab. No player before him possessed his mixture of speed and power, which allowed him to become the first man in history to belt more than forty home runs and swipe more than forty bases in the same season.
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‘Juiced’ is not cautionary: Canseco glorifies steroids
Please check your inbox to confirm your email address and start receiving newsletters. All this combined with lifting turned him into the juicec beast he was in the pros. I was not disappointed in his openness about using steroids. Sep 30, Jack rated it it was ok. There’s a lot I could say about his use of steroids but I don’t want to waste my time. Though I can understand his “savior” of baseball argument considering the MLB strike and the home run chase, I cannot comprehend the declaration that steroids will one day be as juicdd as ice packs and sunflower seeds.
Canseco believes he was: Share your thoughts with other customers. Minor leauge was a hard time for him though and it made him grow up and mature as a ball player. 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 toothless testing schemes the powers that be might dream up.