By Jose Canseco
Canseco's e-book unearths the way it occurs. How and whilst McGwire begun utilizing, how Canseco turned "The Chemist" between teammates and MLB gamers. It explains how Rafael Palmerio took off like he did after a hugely forgettable begin of carreer. It finds a detailed courting among Canseco and A-Rod...
However, Canseco's e-book is usually natural propaganda paintings. the writer wishes you to think that steroids are the reply to any difficulties. Steroids will make you reside longer, it is going to treatment whatever, it'll make you content. "Juiced" is initially an attempt at justification.
That's loads of bull.
5 stars for a way it happended and who did it.
1 big name for the justification, propaganda work.
It capability the publication is worthy three stars.
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I ran hard down to first base, thinking it was a line drive just over the shortstop's head, but all of a sudden I saw it go out. " I asked someone. 67 J U I C E D I couldn't believe it. That was probably one of the best technical swings I've ever had in my life, and I guess it proved that you can hit a home run that never gets higher than twenty feet off the ground. As I ran the bases, the other players were all giving me shit about it, saying they couldn't believe it went out. We were all laughing.
The organization pretty much had to call me up to the A's, and I made it there in time for the last twenty-nine games of the season. 300—and that was even though I broke my finger and missed four weeks. And I can tell you now: Steroids were the key to it all. I was such an improved player, and I think it was because steroids not only give you a lot of physical strength and stamina, they also give you a mental edge. Think of it this way: whenever you drink one of those energy drinks or eat one of those health bars, even before you finish the thing you're feeling better.
So I stuck to baseball, even though I was too small to be very good at that, either. I didn't even make the varsity team until my senior year of high school. How many future major leaguers can you say that about? If you're going to be skinny, like I was, you needed to be quick, and I wasn't especially quick, either. It was hard to find a good position to play. "You're too skinny to play third base," my father would tell me. The one thing I started doing pretty well was hitting the baseball. I guess I just had good hand-eye coordination or something.