Found May 19, 2013 on
Fox Sports Southwest:
Jose Canseco is headed to the Metroplex.
The former Major League Baseball star will serve as a playercoach for the independent Fort Worth Cats for their first home series of the year, which begins Thursday against Edinburg at LaGrave Field. Edinburg is managed by Jose Cansecos brother Ozzie.
I am excited to come to Fort Worth and mentor the young ballplayers, Jose Canseco said in a statement. I love DallasFort Worth and I cant wait to go up against Ozzie.
Canseco will remain with the Cats for all seven games of their initial homestand.
The United League is a long way from the majors but its nothing new to Jose Canseco. He played for Laredo in 2010.
The admitted steroid user played for eight teams in the majors, making the All-Star team six times and winning American League most valuable player honors in 1988 while with Oakland.
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When Jose Canseco is not on Twitter trolling Shaquille O’Neal, he is busy trying to get back into baseball. The former Major League star will act as a player/coach for the independent Fort Worth Cats for their first home series of the year. The series begins Thursday against Edinburg at LaGrave Field. Edinburg is managed by Canseco’s brother Ozzie.
“I am excited to come to...
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