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Jose Canseco

José Canseco Capas, Jr. (born July 2, 1964), is a Cuban-American former Major League Baseball (MLB) outfielder, and designated hitter who is currently playing for the Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings. Canseco has admitted using performance enhancing drugs during his playing career, and wrote a tell-all book, Juiced: Wild Times, Rampant 'Roids, Smash Hits & How Baseball Got Big, in which he claimed that the vast majority of MLB players use steroids. After retiring from Major League Baseball, he also competed in boxing and mixed martial arts. Canseco is the identical twin brother of former major league player Ozzie Canseco. Canseco was born in Havana, Cuba, and left Cuba with his cousins and family when he and his identical twin brother were infants. They relocated to the United States, with José and Ozzie growing up in the Miami, Florida area, and attending Coral Park High School. The Oakland Athletics drafted Canseco in the 15th round of the 1982 Major League Baseball Draft. He played minor league baseball with the Madison Muskies, Idaho Falls A's, and the Modesto A's. Canseco started the 1985 season with the Class-AA Huntsville Stars and became known as "Parkway Jose", for his long

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Jose Canseco -- Fiancee Calls 911 Over Alleged Threats ... Jose Calls BS

Jose Canseco
Fiancee Calls 911 Over Alleged Threats ... Jose Calls BS

Cops raced to Jose Canseco's Las Vegas home over the weekend after his fiancee called 911 and told police he repeatedly threatened to kill her -- but Jose tells TMZ Sports she's lying through her… READ MORE >

Jose Canseco -- DUMPED BY FIANCEE ... 'He's an 'A-hole'

Jose Canseco
DUMPED BY FIANCEE ... 'He's an 'A-hole'

Jose Canseco's engagement is officially OVER ... with Leila Knight telling TMZ Sports she dumped the former MLB star because "he's an a**hole."One month after he shot himself in the finger ...… READ MORE >

- 26 days ago
Jose Canseco -- My Finger Didn't Fall Off ... It Was A PRANK!!

Jose Canseco
My Finger Didn't Fall Off ... It Was A PRANK!!

The mangled finger that "fell off" Jose Canseco's hand during a poker game WILL NOT be popping up on eBay -- 'cause the whole thing was a giant prank ... TMZ Sports has learned.As we previously… READ MORE >

- 31 days ago
Jose Canseco -- I'm Selling The Gold Plated Gun ... That Shot Off My Finger!

Jose Canseco
I'm Selling The Gun ... That Shot Off My Finger!

FOR SALE: Used .45 caliber Remington pistol.It's clean. It's got gold-plated grips. And it took out Jose Canseco's middle finger.The former MLB superstar has announced he's selling the handgun… READ MORE >

- 33 days ago
Jose Canseco -- Cops Investigate Shooting ... No Foul Play

Jose Canseco
Cops Investigate Shooting ... No Foul Play

Police have investigated the Jose Canseco shooting -- and have determined there was nothing nefarious going down when the ex-MLB star discharged his gun yesterday and blew off his finger.TMZ… READ MORE >

- 52 days ago
Jose Canseco -- Shoots Off His Finger in Gun Accident

Jose Canseco
Shoots Off His Finger in Gun Accident

Former major league slugger Jose Canseco blew his middle finger clear off his hand while cleaning his handgun at home in Las Vegas.Jose's fiancée Leila Knight tells TMZ Sports ... he was… READ MORE >

- 53 days ago
Jose Canseco's Daughter -- I Promise I Won't Do Porn ... For the Next 5 Years

Jose Canseco's Daughter
I Promise I Won't Do Porn ... For the Next 5 Years

Jose Canseco has TWO big reasons to be excited for his 17-year-old daughter Josie:1) she just signed a brand new reality show contract2) In the deal, she agreed NOT to participate in any X-rated… READ MORE >

- 97 days ago
Jose Canseco -- It's Time to Legalize HGH in Pro Sports

Jose Canseco
It's Time to Legalize HGH in Pro Sports

It's been going on in pro locker rooms for DECADES, so why not just legalize PEDs already???? So says Jose Canseco. Jose and his GF Leila Knight were out in L.A. last night when we asked about NBA… READ MORE >

- 384 days ago
Jose Canseco Cleared in Sexual Assault Case

Jose Canseco
Cleared in Sexual Assault Case

Las Vegas cops have cleared former baseball slugger Jose Canseco of allegedly sexually assaulting a woman last month.Vegas detectives have closed the case and will not seek criminal… READ MORE >

- 561 days ago
Jose Canseco -- I Passed the Polygraph!

Jose Canseco
I Passed the Polygraph!

Jose Canseco took a polygraph test this afternoon in Texas and claims he passed with flying colors ... which he feels proves he is innocent of the rape charges against him.The baseball legend was… READ MORE >

- 574 days ago

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