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José Canseco

MLB Player José Canseco

Full Name: José Canseco Capas Jr.
Profession: MLB Player

United States of America

Born: July 2, 1964
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
Age: 56 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer

Events in the Life of José Canseco

  • 1986-11-25 A's Jose Canseco wins AL Rookie of Year
  • 1988-07-31 Oakland DH Jose Canseco smacks 2 home runs off Scott Bankhead in A's 6-2 win over Seattle Mariners; becomes first MLB player to hit 30 HRs in first 3 years
  • 1988-08-06 Oakland A's outfielder Jose Canseco becomes 11th MLB player to record 30 HRs & 30 steals in a season
  • 1988-09-23 Jose Canseco is baseball's 1st to steal 40 bases & hit 40 HRs
  • 1988-11-16 Jose Canseco is 1st unanimous AL MVP since Reggie Jackson
  • 1990-06-27 Jose Canseco signs record $4,700,000 per year Oak A's contract
  • 1990-10-21 Esther Canseco calls Oakland A's manager Tony La Russa a "punk" for not starting husband Jose in the World Series
  • 1991-05-10 Oakland A's Jose Canseco is seen leaving singer Madonna's apartment
  • 1991-05-13 Yankee Stadium fans sing "Like a Virgin" to Jose Canseco
  • 1991-07-29 Yankee Stadium fans throw cups and blowup dolls at Jose Canseco
  • 1992-02-13 Jose Canseco repeatedly rams his Porsche into wife Esther's BMW
  • 1992-03-30 Man accidentally backs into Oakland A's Jose Canseco's $225,000 Lamborghini
  • 1992-08-11 Oakland A's rip Jose Canseco for leaving stadium before end of game
  • 1993-05-26 In Major League Baseball, Carlos Martinez famously hits a ball off Jose Canseco's head for a home run
  • 1993-05-29 Texas Ranger Jose Canseco pitches 8th inning in 15-1 loss to Red Sox, he gives up 3 runs on 2 hits & 3 walks, he damages his arm
  • 1993-06-28 Doctors recommend ligament transplant to Jose Canseco's arm

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