Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 3/1/13
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The St. Paul Saints minor league baseball team is known for its crazy promotions. Jose Canseco wants in on the fun. Canseco, the 48-year-old former Major League slugger who has admitted to steroids use, campaigned on Twitter throughout the day Friday for the Saints to give him a look. Canseco (@JoseCanseco) sent several tweets to his nearly half a million followers, including: "the @stpaulsaints are world class marketeers. Help me come up with some other promo nights that can help them draw. ideas? cansainto." Canseco's Twitter spree likely stems from a story in the Minneapolis Star Tribune in which columnist Jim Souhan met with Canseco in Florida. This isn't the first time Canseco has lobbied on Twitter for teams to sign him. But given the Saints' penchant for wacky antics to draw fans to the stadium they held events such as Atheist Night last year, among others he may be knocking on the right door. Even at 48, Canseco still believes he can play the game for an independent team s...
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