Eckersley And Canseco Nearly Fought After The World Series Earthquake

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Grantland has a fantastic and extensive oral history of 1989's earthquake-interrupted World Series, which includes memories from players, fans, politicians, and reporters. But the single most terrifying anecdote comes from a poor stadium worker who had just climbed a ladder up to Candlestick Park's light towers when… » 10/23/13 11:28am 10/23/13 11:28am

Jose Canseco's Oscar Night Tweets, Illustrated

We've long believed Jose Canseco's Twitter account to have transcended his Earthly realm. (In other words, it's possible somebody else is doing most of the tweeting.) That doesn't mean those tweets aren't still occasionally funny when provided with some context. Here, then, is what Jose Canseco was watching last night … » 2/25/13 5:30pm 2/25/13 5:30pm

Economists Disagree Over How Influential Jose Canseco Was In Spreading …

With advance apologies for giving any more press to Jose Canseco, you might want to check out a little contretemps happening over at Econ Journal Watch about Canseco's role as the Johnny Appleseed of baseball steroids. There's been a debate for a few years now about Canseco's claims to have spread the gospel of 'roids… » 2/09/13 10:19pm 2/09/13 10:19pm

Jose Canseco Will Not Be The Next Mayor Of Toronto, Despite Promises…

Insane and hilariously clumsy Toronto mayor Rob Ford is fighting for political life after a judge ruled that Ford had violated conflict-of-interest laws by voting during a council debate concerning his obligation to reimburse lobbyists that had donated $3,150 to his charitable football foundation. If an appeals court… » 1/05/13 1:40pm 1/05/13 1:40pm

Remember When A Shirtless Jose Canseco Really Meant Something?

The year was 1990 and the times were simple. Boston was still pink hat-less. Barry Bonds was a skinny Pirate. Billy Beane was one year removed from a 54 OPS+ season, his final one. And Jose Canseco appeared on various baseball cards in blue jeans—no shirt. The image was used for several cards, but none better than… » 9/24/12 11:30pm 9/24/12 11:30pm

The Iron Sheik And Jose Canseco Had Twitter Beef Last Night

Pro wrestler and occasional Deadspin contributor The Iron Sheik went after more-than-occasional Deadspin subject Jose Canseco last night, calling the steroids proponent a "dumb Mexican" who is, additionally, "dumber than dead dog." » 9/16/12 9:00am 9/16/12 9:00am

Jose Canseco Is Suing The Worcester Tornadoes, Who Already Lost Their…

Not in the idiomatic sense; some guy actually took the team's shirts away. The Worcester Tornadoes played a game wearing jerseys that said "The Grays" because the team's been passing off some bad checks. The uniforms were last used in 2007 by a Can-Am league traveling team. » 8/26/12 12:00pm 8/26/12 12:00pm

Here's The Secret Jose Canseco Old Milwaukee Ads That Aired Last Night…

Old Milwaukee's made a name for itself in the advertising world by dropping oft-bizarre spots (often featuring actor Will Ferrell) and running them in one, usually small, television market. » 7/10/12 12:30pm 7/10/12 12:30pm

Are Jose Canseco And The Worcester Tornadoes Parting Ways? [UPDATED]

That's the speculation going around central Massachusetts after one of Canseco's teammates, outfielder Cameron Monger, tweeted the following early this morning: "Tonight will be @JoseCanseco's last game with the ‪#Tornadoes‬. Hope he goes out with a bang." Monger has since deleted the tweet, but not before the website… » 6/15/12 1:30pm 6/15/12 1:30pm

Jose Canseco Can't Hit Anymore, But He Can Still Get Himself Tossed For …

So how's it going for Jose Canseco in his stint with the Worcester (Mass.) Tornadoes of the Can-Am-League? Well, he's hitting just .171 with zero home runs and 15 strikeouts in 41 at-bats. And while he has drawn nine walks, he doesn't always seem to get a favorable strike zone, as you can see in the video above. » 6/06/12 5:55pm 6/06/12 5:55pm

Jose Canseco Is Striking Out With The Young Women Who Work At A…

At the age of 47, and more than a decade removed from his career as a Major League player, Jose Canseco just won't quit trying to do what he loves the most: hitting on young women. According to a tipster, Canseco has taken a run at "about a half dozen" female employees aged 19-23 at a restaurant he's been frequenting in… » 5/21/12 3:05pm 5/21/12 3:05pm

Here's Every Single Pitch Of Jose Canseco's Worcester Tornadoes Debut…

Intrepid tipster Kevin M. dutifully recorded every single pitch of Jose Canseco's long-awaited, much-anticipated, expectations-shattering debut tonight with the independent Worcester Tornadoes, who traveled south to face the Newark Bears. Alas, America's favorite semi-retired, ball-playing hug machine didn't do so… » 5/18/12 12:45am 5/18/12 12:45am

The First Jose Canseco Joke Known To Mankind

It's easy to forget that Jose Canseco used to be a baseball player of some distinction and not just a social media punchline. Which got us thinking, how long has this been going on? When did the tide start to turn against the Worcester Tornadoes' newest outfielder? » 5/08/12 11:15am 5/08/12 11:15am

BREAKING: Has Jose Canseco's Twitter Account Been Deleted? [UPDATE]

There's no hug stores. No bubble boy. No killing Al Gore. No courage. @JoseCanseco looks like it's gone, but Amy K. Nelson says Canseco's rep told her the account has not been deleted and that they're trying "to figure this out." We'll have more as this develops. [HardballTalk] » 4/24/12 4:10pm 4/24/12 4:10pm

Today In Jose Canseco Tweets As Motivational Posters: Baseball Smells

I'm going to be wrapping up Josayings because I've had the feeling like he's been in on the joke recently and there has been a lot of poking around and maybe he actually is in on it. Either way, it's better to burn out than fade away so I'll be dropping a few more this weekend that I never got around to posting and… » 4/21/12 3:30pm 4/21/12 3:30pm