One of the few things Jose Canseco used his head for was turning what should have been an out into a home run.
Now, the hat he wore when that infamous fly ball that bounced off his head and over the fence for a homer is going up for auction.
On May 26, 1993, in a game against the Cleveland Indians, Canseco was playing for the Texas Rangers when Indians infielder Carlos Martinez hit a deep fly ball to the warning track. Canseco went back to catch it but he reportedly lost the ball in the sun and the rest was history.
Heritage Auctions is selling the hat, also autographed by Canseco, and it is expected to go for $800-$1,200.
Jose Canseco would love nothing more than to make it back to the bigs. And if he did, you can bet he'd relish an opportunity to don a Boston jersey again. Canseco was among the former Red Sox in attendance for Fenway Park's 100th anniversary celebration on Friday, and he seemed to enjoy every minute of it. After flexing to the crowd, Canseco took in the game from the right...
As if Jose Canseco's routine public Twitter meltdowns weren't bad enough...there's this from The Blemish.The other day, Jose Canseco hypothesized that global warming could have saved Titanic. Now we find out he’s been trying to hook-up with girls through Twitter's direct messaging system for the past few months despite have a girlfriend (I think?).Yipes. Below...
A few days after news of Jose Canseco using DM’s to try to pick up chicks hit the internet, the former slugger’s ex-girlfriend took to Twitter to make 3 things clear: she’s not dating him, he’s crazy, and he’s broke. Check out the tweets below.
Here’s hoping that Canseco goes on another profanity-laced Twitter rant in response to this attack.
Cleveland Indians pitcher Chris Perez is the season's first reported violator of Major League Baseball's new Twitter policy.Perez has been fined 750 for a tweet last Saturday night after a heated game with the Kansas City Royals that included two heated exchanges and three ejections between the teams, he told the Cleveland Plain-DealerJoe Garagiola Jr., MLB's dean of...
Via Mike Silva's New York Baseball Digest
April 21, 2012
Great day I walked on to the field and then flexed for the crowd got a loud possitive cheer loved it
— Jose Canseco (@JoseCanseco) April 21, 2012
The beauty and downfall of social media is that it allows complete transparency into the world of people. The invisible wall that once separated fans from who their athletes really are has been torn down. Some athletes bring us more...
When the Indians took the field in search of their fifth straight win to take on the Seattle Mariners, things immediately looked different. First and foremost, The Grinder Eric Wedge sent lefty Jason Vargas out to the hill and as we know, left-handed starters, no matter how good they are, have been known to give the Wahoos problems. Acta countered by using as right-handed heavy...
It looks like Chris Perez is the lucky recipient of this season's first fine handed out under Major League Baseball's new social media policy. Well done, sir.
The Cleveland Indians right-hander has to dish out $750 (umm... that's like you or I being fined fifty cents) for an "inappropriate" tweet last Saturday night after a heated game with the Kansas City...
Cleveland pitcher Jeanmar Gomez has been suspended for five games and fined by Major League Baseball, which concluded he intentionally threw at the Royals' Mike Moustakas last weekend.
Gomez hit Moustakas in the third inning of Cleveland's 11-9, 10-inning win at Kansas City on Saturday, causing benches to clear to the second time. Kansas City's Jonathan Sanchez had plunked...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Cleveland pitcher Jeanmar Gomez has been suspended for five games and fined by Major League Baseball, which concluded he intentionally threw at the Royals' Mike Moustakas last weekend.
Gomez hit Moustakas in the third inning of Cleveland's 11-9, 10-inning win at Kansas City on Saturday, causing benches to clear to the second time. Kansas City's Jonathan...
SEATTLE (AP) -- Jason Vargas zipped through the Cleveland lineup and the top of the lineup provided just enough pop.
Vargas struck out seven in seven innings to end the Indians' four-game winning streak and give Seattle a 4-1 win Wednesday night.
"I was able to locate my fastball early in the game and kind of put them on the defensive," Vargas said.
Just 11,343 watched...
Jack Hannahan hit a two-run single in the ninth inning off closer Brandon League and the Cleveland Indians rallied for a 2-1 victory over Seattle that cost Mariners ace Felix Hernandez a win after his dominant outing Thursday night.
Hernandez struck out 12 and walked one. He allowed five hits, three in the eighth inning, but ended up with a no-decision.
Cleveland starter Josh Tomlin...
After the Indians and Royals exchanged some plunkings during last weekend's series, Indians closer Chris Perez took to Twitter after a win to let his followers know how he felt about the game, and the Royals:
Huge team win tonight; time for a sweep to tell the Royals it's not "Our Time", it's #TribeTime. P.S.You hit us, we hit you. Period.
— Chris Perez...
Dong-Yub Kim blasted a grand slam to cap at five-run 8th, as the Cubs outlasted the Angels 11-8 in Cactus League Extended Spring Training action this morning at Fitch Park Field #3 in Mesa, AZ
DY Kim was one of a half-dozen players signed by the Cubs out of South Korea during the years 2006-10, receiving a $550K bonus as an 18-year old in February 2009.
Kim made his U. S. debut...
Player of the Game
Josh Tomlin's Player of the Game score of 7.73 was the second highest on the year (Justin Masterson 7.98 on Opening Day) as he steamrolled into tonight's award. His 8 innings pitched tied for the most by an Indian this year and his 7 strikeouts tied his first start for second most. The win was his first of the year and he only allowed 5 total hits with...
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