Found April 20, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Jose Canseco
TEAMS: Boston Red Sox
Jose Canseco is back in Boston, and he's here for the party. The slugger, who played for the Red Sox in 1995 and 1996, has returned to the Hub to take part in the club's 100th anniversary celebration for Fenway Park. "Ok haters and army of immortals," Canseco tweeted. "Cats out of the bag. I'm here for the red sox 100th anniversary. Glad to be back and at fenway." Apparently, Canseco is also expecting his return to create quite a stir. "I hope a riot doesn't start at fenway when they announce me today," he tweeted, adding that he was...

Canseco's infamous cap up for sale

The Rangers cap Jose Canseco was wearing in 1993 when a fly ball he was tracking bounced off his head and over the wall for a home run is up for auction.

Hat from infamous Jose Canseco blooper going up for auction

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...

Jose Canseco Says He Wants to Play for Red Sox 'So Bad,' Almost Had Word With Alex Rodriguez

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...

Jose Canseco joins minor-league team and says 'see you at Fenway'

Jose Canseco's seemingly never-ending Kenny Powers-like journey to keep his professional baseball career alive just added another episode.  The Bash Brother— and self-proclaimed 'Godfather of Steroids'— signed a one-year contract with the Worcester (Mass.) Tornadoes of the independent Canadian-American Association of Professional Baseball on Friday. The last time...

Worcester Tornadoes say signing Jose Canseco is not a gimmick

The Worcester Tornadoes of the Can-Am League decided to sign Jose Canseco last week, but they say the move is not a gimmick. No joke. “I don’t really think it’s appropriate to have a gimmick, so we talked for a couple of weeks and I wanted to make sure he was committed and in shape and was serious about playing baseball,” owner Todd Breighner said of the signing. “I wanted...

Jose Canseco is Looking for Tail on Twitter

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...

Massachusetts independent team signs Jose Canseco

An independent league team in Massachusetts has signed former major league slugger and admitted steroids user Jose Canseco. The Worcester Tornadoes of the Can-Am league said Friday he agreed to a contract for one season. The 47-year-old Canseco says in a statement he is grateful to the team. Tornadoes general manager Jorg Bassiacos expects Canseco to ''bring a lot of excitement...

Jose Canseco signs with independent league team, wants tryout with Red Sox

Friday was a big day for Jose Canseco. Not only did he make it back to Boston for the Red Sox’s 100-year anniversary of Fenway Park celebration, but he also signed a deal with an independent league team. The Worcester Tornadoes of the Can-Am League — the same league where the Newark Bears play — announced they signed Canseco to play first and DH. “I am very much looking forward...

Jose Canseco is Back in Baseball...Again

I've said it before and I'ma say it again...I can't seem to quit Jose Canseco.  Sersiously, the guy hasn't picked up a bat and swung at Major League pitching in more than a decade, yet, every day, he's making headlines.Friday morning was no different.Apparently, the Worcester Tornadoes are the latest team to buy into the hype.  They signed the 47-year-old slugger...

Canseco’s Ex Rips Him on Twitter

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.

Breaking News: Jose Canseco is BACK!!!

According to the Associated Press, the ever-so-controversial Jose Canseco is making a return to professional baseball. Canseco has signed with the Worcester Tornadoes, a team out of Massachusetts playing in the Can-Am League. The Tornadoes may not be a MLB club, but it is an independent league professional organization. Canseco has hit 462 MLB home runs and

Sketchy situation: Inside the mind of Jose Canseco

If you aren't already following Jose Canseco on Twitter (@JoseCanseco), you need to check yourself. No matter what your opinion is on the man, you have to admit that he is a very entertaining follow. Sometimes he simply tweets about wanting to play baseball again, but a lot fo the time -- the time I like to call "Jose got into the Cuervo" time -- he just tweets a bunch...

Baseball Sees Itself in Canseco

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...
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