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Jose Canseco

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2011

    Gary Busey Chooses St. Louis Nonprofit for Celebrity Apprentice Charity

    image viaGary Busey​Congratulations, St. Louis. You now have an excuse to watch the upcoming season of Celebrity Apprentice, Donald Trump's "ultimate job interview" in which celebrities -- some of whom you may have actually heard of -- compete in various business tasks to...uh...well, not work ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2010

    In Which the Author is Forced to Defend Tony La Russa Against His Will

    commons.wikimedia.org​Well, it was inevitable, I suppose. Finally, after years of little passive-aggressive asides and snarky jabs being tossed surreptitiously toward Tony La Russa, someone came out and said it straight up: La Russa doesn't belong in the Hall of Fame. Thom Loverro, of ESPN 98 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2010

    Mark McGwire's Rolodex

    ​In a brief appearance [Sunday], he warned kids not to try steroids and said he was happy about his chance to put on a major league uniform again.McGwire added that he had a "huge Rolodex of knowledge" to pass on to Cardinals hitters.-- Associated Press; Monday, January 18 Mark McGwire's Rolode ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2010

    The Grand Mac Experiment So Far

    ​So, just how well is the Mark-McGwire-recast-as-hitting-coach experiment going? Two words: Not Well. Okay, maybe three words: Really Not Well. So far we've got Jack Clark ripping Big Mac and everyone else who played in the 90s pretty much indiscriminately, Jose Canseco scoring poin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2010

    Canseco to McGwire: "Hook Yourself to a Polygraph and Call Me a Liar!"

    ​Remember Jose Canseco's allegation in his book "Juiced" that he and Mark McGwire shot each other with steroids in the locker room stalls in Oakland? During his steroid confession Monday night to Bob Costas, McGwire denied the claim, saying that Canseco made up the story to help sell his book. Yes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2009

    Welcome to St. Louis, Manny

    Ramirez​I would be remiss if I didn't at least mention the reception of one Manfred Ramirez. (I wish his name really were Manfred. That would be awesome.) Manny was, of course, quite roundly booed every time up in last night's game between the Cardinals and Dodgers, and really, I don't think anyon ... More >>

  • News

    July 8, 2009
  • Blogs

    May 7, 2009

    Manny Being Manny, Being Suspended

    The fallout from the suspension of Manny Ramirez is coming hard and fast now. 

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2009

    Jose Canseco Sleeps With the Fishes

    You know, I had never really thought about the steroid issue from this angle before, but Ron Kittle thinks that Jose Canseco may want to watch his back. After the former Oakland slugger broke baseball's code of silence, Kittle (who once won the AL Rookie of the Year Award with the Chicago White ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2008

    Report: Canseco Claims La Russa Used Steroids!

    The Brushback, a Web site that’s part New York Times (slogan: all the sports news that’s fit to print) and part Onion, reports in its latest edition that whistle-blowing slugger Jose Canseco’s forthcoming book Vindicated contains allegations that his former Oakland A’s manager (and current C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2008

    Report: Canseco Claims La Russa Used Steroids!

    The Brushback, a Web site that’s part New York Times (slogan: all the sports news that’s fit to print) and part Onion, reports in its latest edition that whistle-blowing slugger Jose Canseco’s forthcoming book Vindicated contains allegations that his former Oakland A’s manager (and current C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2007
  • Blogs

    December 13, 2007

    Mitchell Report Names Names -- and Not Pujols'

    The full text of report former Senator George Mitchell released today is available for download here. A list of current or former Cardinals whose names are mentioned: Cody McKay Ryan Franklin Mark McGwire Jason Christiansen Fernando Vina Gary Bennett Rick Ankiel David Bell Larry Bigbie Kent Mercke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2006

    Marked Mark

    photo and manipulation by Jennifer Silverberg As anyone who's not been living in a sensory-deprivation tank is aware, former St. Louis Cardinals first baseman and steroid-I-mean-home-run king Mark McGwire looms among the new names on this year's Hall of Fame ballot. While you ponder which way t ... More >>

  • News

    April 19, 2006

    Ask a Negro Leaguer Column

    Week of April 20, 2006

  • News

    February 23, 2005

    Willie McGee Denies Ever Using Steroids

    Unreal visits a holistic beauty shop, discovers the synergy between consulting groups and Playboy Playmates and checks out a local blogger's anti-Valentine's Day party. Plus: Was it really just the Milky Ways, Willie?

  • News

    March 31, 2004

    Tony La Russa's Manhattan Project

    A top-secret squad of "Shadow Cardinals" improves with age at a remote training center in Kansas

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 25, 2002

    Best Pro Coach

    Tony La Russa

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