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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I 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. Behind the gaudy stats and the cansec of his public life, Canseco cultivated a secret just about everyone in MLB knew about, one that would alter the game of baseball and the way we view our heroes forever.
Thankfully it was a quick, easy read. In fact, it’s still surprising how much of what he’s mentioned about performance enhancers in this book has actually turned out to be the truth. Find Rare Books Book Value. I guess my summation of this book is this: Nov 06, Jeff Alexy rated it really liked it.
Your purchase also supports literacy charities. The book opened me to steroids in a way I never knew before.
Jose Canseco tells SI he wishes he never wrote ‘Juiced’
I didn’t like what he had done, but the book itself was good. There are some interesting things in this book. On December 30,it was announced that Canseco has reached a deal for his sequel to Juiced. And that led me to have the following thoughts: I was not disappointed in his openness about using steroids.
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Juiced: Wild Times, Rampant ‘Roids, Smash Hits, and How Baseball Got Big
It’s written at about a fifth-grade reading level, which is appropriate, as Jose has the ethical sense of a ten-year-old. Juicev of electricity, or of splitting the atom.
Current Password Enter your current password. Plus it’s a kick to read. The whole thing is written in a breezy, conversational style which is surprisingly easy to read.
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Has a small black line on edge of pages. All this combined with lifting turned him into the hitting beast he was in the pros. The book opene I wanted to read the book, Juiced juced Jose Canseco, because I felt that I needed to understand the steroid controversary in more detail.
Jun 10, Richard Canale rated it it was ok.
jjose Canseco while reading this book just makes the reader hate the guy for cheating and introducing other athletes to cheating with him. Views Read Edit View history. New York City NY: Here’s the bad word part. I think the game should be played the same way by everyone and the little advantage should be gained through talent and hard work.
Canseco, the pioneer cwnseco Godfather of steriod use in the MLB does a good job enumerating the jpse of steroids and growth hormone for the person who knows how to use them in a controlled, responsible way. 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!! Wraps have light wear, spine is unbent.
Strength Training For Baseball 2 ratings. You may unsubscribe from email communication at anytime. I didn’t choose to read this book because I was juicer fan of Jose. I loved this book juied was about the baseball career of Jose Canseco. He claims that owners and officials knew about the widespread use of steroids, but were pleased that tickets were sold and seats were filled, and he even endorses the use of steroids if they are properly administered.
I forced myself to read Moneyball despite my bitter, painful, deep-seated hatred of the A’s, specifically t Warning: I guess I jumped on the Canseco bandwagon too late for this joxe to have a legitimate impact. So at first when this book came out I was like, no way am I reading that!?
Obviously, I read this way after its time, but I found this disappointing and much less cansrco than I expected. DJ improved with new, clear mylar cover. Light shelf wear on dust jacket.
The book is autobiographical, and it focuses on Canseco’s days as a major leaguer, his marriages, his daughter, and off-field incidents including his bar room brawl in Used book in very good condition.
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Juiced: Wild Times, Rampant ‘Roids, Smash Hits, and How Baseball Got Big by José Canseco
Here is what I julced from this book: Caneco no problem cheating on his two wives who he is now divorced from. 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.
Everyone wrote Jose off as a lying tattletale, but the elephant in the room now is that HE WAS 1 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.
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