Who Is Jose Canseco?
"When you find out, will you let me know?" - Jose Canseco --------------------- Often very controversial, Jose Canseco lives his life with integrity. This website is dedicated to those who don't wish to be confined by their past and allowed to grow into their future. So, the question is. Who is Jose Canseco? Steroid User! Top Athlete! Charitable! Nice Guy! Bad Boy! Author!
Jose Canseco Capas Jr. (born July 2, 1964) was a Major League Baseball player. He was born in Havana, Cuba, and is the twin brother of another major league baseball player, Ossie Canseco. His family left Cuba when he and his brother were infants, and he grew up in Miami. Canseco did not attend college on a baseball scholarship. He was signed by the Oakland Athletics and began playing in 1986, causing a splash immediately. He was named American League Rookie of the Year after connecting 33 home-runs that year. In 1987, he was joined in the team by Mark McGwire, who hit 49 home-runs that year, and they became known as the Bash Brothers. In 1988, Canseco became the first player in Major League Baseball’s history to hit at least 42 home-runs and steal 40 bases in the same year. That year, he helped the Athletics to the World Series but they lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers in five games. Canseco was named the American League’s Most Valuable Player that year.
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