Person:Jose Canseco

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Jose Canseco


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 Baseball Player

Born:July 2, 1964, Havana, Cuba

Notes:

•  While he was born in Cuba he left Cuba as an infant and grew up in the Miami, Florida area. - Wikipedia

•  American League Rookie of the year, 1986

American League Home Run Champion , 1988, 1991
American League RBI Champion, 1988
American League Most Valuable Player, 1988
American League Comeback Player of the Year, 1994 - Wikipedia

•  Championships:
Oakland Athletics, 1989 World Series Champions
New York Yankees, 2000 World Series Champions - Wikipedia

•  His 462 career home runs rank him 32nd on the all-time list. - Wikipedia

•  "Canseco started the 1985 season with the AA Huntsville Stars and became known as 'Parkway Jose', for his long home runs (25 in half a season) that went close to the Memorial Parkway behind Joe Davis Stadium." (1985, Won Baseball America Minor League Player of the Year Award.) - Wikipedia

•  In 1985 went to the major leagues playing for Oakland Athletics (1985-92)
Texas Rangers (1992-1994)
Several teams after that detailed at Wikipedia - Wikipedia

•  He ended his career with a .266 batting average and 1,407 RBIs with 200 stolen bases in 1,887 games with Oakland, Texas, Boston, Toronto, Tampa Bay, the New York Yankees and the Chicago White Sox. - Wikipedia

•  In his final season in 2001, Jose Canseco hit .258 with 16 homers and 49 RBIs for the White Sox. - Wikipedia

•  Photo - Wikipedia

•  Appeared on "The Celebrity Apprentice Season 4."

•  He has an identical twin, also a baseball player.

•  In 1988, he became the first player in major league history to hit at least 40 home runs and steal at least 40 bases.


Related Links:
•  A Surreal Life - Video Full Episode Season 5, Episode 1
•  Amazon Juiced - His book, Juiced: Wild Times, Rampant 'Roids, Smash Hits, and How Baseball Got Big,"
•  Amazon Vindicated - His book, "Vindicated: Big Names, Big Liars, and the Battle to Save Baseball"
•  Canseco Net - Fan site
•  CSNChicago.com - Jose Canseco is trying another comeback, tweets his plans to start spring training with Mexico's Quintana Roo Tigers" Feb. 14, 1012.
•  Google Images - Possible Photos
•  IMDB - The Internet Movie Database with a collection of photos, videos, quotes, and information.
•  Sports Illustrated - Short Video
•  Twitter - Jose's Twitter page
•  Wikipedia - Bio




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