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Jose Canseco

Baseball Player
Born Jul 2, 1964

José Canseco Capas, Jr., is a Cuban-American professional baseball outfielder, and designated hitter in Major League Baseball (MLB). He played for the Oakland Athletics (1985–1992, 1997) Texas Rangers (1992–1994), Boston Red Sox (1995–1996), Toronto Blue Jays (1998), Tampa Bay Devil Rays (1999–2000), New York Yankees (2000) and Chicago White Sox (2001).… Read More

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1964 Birth Born on July 2, 1964.


1982 18 Years Old The Oakland Athletics drafted Canseco in the 15th round of the 1982 Major League Baseball Draft. … Read More


Canseco started the 1985 season with the Class-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.
1986 - 1988 4 More Events
In 1989, Canseco missed all but 65 of the regular season games with a broken wrist,despite not playing a single game in the first half of the season he was voted as a starting outfielder for the All Star Game and he still managed to hit 17 home runs as the Athletics won their first World Series since 1974, beating the San Francisco Giants in four games.
1990 - 1991 2 More Events
1992 28 Years Old 1 More Event
On February 13, 1992, he was charged with aggravated battery for allegedly ramming his then-wife Esther's BMW with his Porsche. … Read More


1994 30 Years Old 1 More Event
In the 1994 strike shortened season, Canseco again returned to his former status of power hitter with 31 home runs and 90 RBIs in 111 games. … Read More
1997 - 2000 3 More Events
2001 37 Years Old Canseco played with the Chicago White Sox in 2001, after being cut by the Anaheim Angels in spring training and spending half of the season with the Newark Bears of the independent Atlantic League.
2002 38 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2002, Canseco was signed by the Montreal Expos but was released prior to the regular season.


2004 40 Years Old He made a brief comeback attempt in 2004, but was not offered a spot with the Los Angeles Dodgers after a spring fling. … Read More
2006 42 Years Old 1 More Event
After playing one game for the Surf Dawgs, Canseco was traded to the Long Beach Armada on July 5, 2006. … Read More
On December 13, 2007, José Canseco and Jorge Delgado were cited in the Mitchell Report (The Report to the Commissioner of Baseball of an Independent Investigation into the Illegal Use of Steroids and Other Performance Enhancing Substances by Players in Major League Baseball).
The new book is Vindicated, which Canseco's lawyer, Robert Saunooke, said would hit bookstores by Opening Day 2008. … Read More
On January 24, 2009, Canseco fought radio personality and former child actor Danny Bonaduce in Aston Township, Pennsylvania; the three-round match ended in a majority draw.
2010 46 Years Old As of December 2010, he has launched a Twitter campaign in hopes of getting invited to Spring Training by Mets GM Sandy Alderson.
2011 47 Years Old 1 More Event
Beginning March 6, 2011, Canseco was a contestant on The Celebrity Apprentice.
2012 48 Years Old On May 12, 2012 Canseco accepted a home run derby challenge from Canadian father Evan Malamud, which started the initiative called Home Runs For Autism. … Read More
In early 2013 Canseco played in the Texas Winter League but was only 3 for 16 at the plate.


2014 50 Years Old On October 28, 2014, Canseco accidentally shot himself on his left hand while attempting to clean his gun at home in Las Vegas. … Read More
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