Jose Canseco - Famous Author

Jose Canseco Net Worth


JosΓ© Canseco, a famous retired American baseball player, has a net worth of $800 thousand. Despite earning a substantial salary of $45 million during his Major League Baseball career, injuries and financial mismanagement have impacted his wealth. JosΓ©’s eclectic post-baseball ventures, including reality television stardom and a tell-all book about his career, have made him a popular figure but have not translated into significant financial gains.

Key facts:

  • Jose Canseco is a retired American baseball player.
  • He had a distinguished career in Major League Baseball, earning accolades such as American League Rookie of the Year, six-time All-Star, two-time AL home run champion, four-time Silver Slugger award winner, and two-time World Series champion.
  • Canseco, along with Mark McGwire, was known as one half of the "Bash Brothers" for their aggressive playing style and power hitting.
  • He was the first player in Major League history to hit 40 home runs and steal 40 bases in a single season, joining the exclusive "40-40 club."
  • After retiring from baseball, Canseco gained notoriety for his reality TV appearances, eccentric statements, and the publication of his tell-all book "Juiced: Wild Times, Rampant 'Roids, Smash Hits & How Baseball Got Big" where he claimed that the majority of MLB players used steroids openly during the 80s and 90s.

Basic Information About Jose Canseco

CategoryAthletes β€Ί Baseball Players
ProfessionsBaseball player, Author, Actor, Columnist, Mixed Martial Artist
Net worth$800,000
Date of birth1964-07-02 (60 years old)
Place of birthHavana
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseJessica Canseco - (27 AugustΒ 1996 - 1999)Β (divorced)Β (1 child)
25 October - Esther Haddad (Β 1988 - 25 NovemberΒ 1992)Β (divorced)
Height6 ft 3 in (1.93 m)
Social Mediaβ†—οΈŽ Wikipedia β†—οΈŽ IMDb

What Movie Awards did Jose Canseco win?


Golden Globe

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Jose Canseco roles

Movie / Series Role
The SimpsonsJose Canseco 1 episode, 1992
Reading RainbowSelf 1 episode, 1989
Half & HalfSelf 1 episode, 2006
The Surreal LifeSelf 9 episodes, 2005
The Girls Next DoorSelf - All-Star Baseball Player 1 episode, 2008
Nash BridgesChus Ortez 1 episode, 1998

Jose Canseco's Quotes

  • You'll be surprised at how steroid use has revolutionized the game of baseball. You'd be even more shocked if you found out which players have used them at one point or another in their career.

Jose Canseco's photos

Interesting Facts about Jose Canseco

  1. December 7, 2001: Arraigned before Miami-Dade County Circuit Judge Stanford Blake for two counts of aggravated battery in a 10/31/01 incident at a Miami Beach nightclub. Police said Canseco grabbed a club patron by the neck, punched him and broke his nose. Canseco claimed he was with his brother and three women when a man violently groped one of the women, so he pushed the man but never hit him.
  2. 1998: Pleaded no contest in 1998 to a domestic violence charge for hitting his wife, Jessica Canseco.
  3. August 7, 2000: The New York Yankees obtain Canseco from the Devil Rays. The move, which mystifies even manager Joe Torre, is presumably designed to keep the high priced slugger away from AL East rivals.
  4. December 9, 1998: The Tampa Bay Devil Rays sign Canseco.
  5. February 4, 1998: Canseco signs a 1-year contract with the Toronto Blue Jays.
  6. January 27, 1997: The Red Sox trade Canseco and cash to the Oakland Athletics for P John Wasdin.
  7. December 9, 1994: The Boston Red Sox obtain Canseco from the Rangers in exchange for OF Otis Nixon and 3B Luis Ortiz.
  8. May 29, 1993: Pitches the 8th inning of the Rangers 15-1 loss to the Red Sox in Boston. He allows three earned runs on three walks and two singles before retiring the side.
  9. February 13th, 1992: Rams his now-ex wife Esther's car, causing $10,000 in damage, following an argument.
  10. August 31, 1992: The A's trade Canseco to the Texas Rangers in exchange for OF Ruben Sierra, P Jeff Russell and Bobby Witt.
  11. First player in MLB history to hit 40 home runs and steal 40 bases in the same season (1988).
  12. November 25, 1986: Wins the AL Rookie of the Year Award, becoming the first A's player to do so since Harry Byrd in 1952.
  13. November 16, 1988: Becomes the first unanimous AL MVP since Reggie Jackson in 1973.
  14. Has identical twin brother, Osvaldo (Ozzie).
  15. June 27, 1990: signed the most lucrative contract in baseball to that date, a five-year, $23.5 million deal.
  16. Canseco's book "Juiced: Wild Times, Rampant 'Roids, Smash Hits, and How Baseball Got Big" prompted a Congressional hearing on the use of performance-enhancing substances in baseball. Canseco, Mark McGwire, Sammy Sosa, Rafael Palmeiro, Curt Schilling, Frank Thomas, and commissioner Bud Selig testified on 17 March 2005. McGwire refused to answer questions while Sosa and Palmeiro denied using steroids. Palmeiro, Schilling and McGwire accused Canseco of lying. Palmeiro was suspended five months later violating baseball's steroids policy.
  17. Canseco and Mark McGwire were known as the Bash Brothers. Their trademark was an elbow slap.
  18. 2002: Canseco had many firsts in 2002. He signed a minor league deal with the Montreal Expos. The Expos are the first team in the National League he had ever played for. He was going to be the OF/1B for the Frank Robinson managed team, but was released when he discovered he wouldn't be an every day player. He later signed a minor league contract with the White Sox and was sent to Triple-A Charlotte. The Charlotte Knights first game with Canseco was April 27th. Attendence at Charlotte increased over 50% once Canseco was with the Knights. He had five homers before retiring, May 13th.
  19. First player in MLB history to hit 30 or more homers for four different teams.
  20. Has claimed that 85% of current Major League Baseball players use steroids.

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  • Original Source: Oakland A's
  • Author: Silent Sensei from Santa Cruz, USA
  • Licence: Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.
  • Date taken: 1989
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  • Original Source: Own work
  • Author: Resolute
  • Licence: Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.
  • Date taken: 1 July 2011

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