José Canseco: How did you lose your fortune and end up sleeping in a garage?

What happened to José Canseco and how did he lose his fortune?

ANDThe famous Cuban baseball player, Jose Canseco, revealed in a documentary on the YouTube channel Vlad TV how you lost all your money in the years after your retirement.

Canseco has two World Series titles, won the Most Valuable Player award and at the time he was the highest paid in all the major leagues. It is known that he accumulated a $ 55 million fortune in his career as a professional gamer, but in the same way, he also lost everything and He ended up sleeping in the garage a few years after he retired.

The famous player explained that He was involved in legal matters due to a fight in a bar. Subsequently, he faced divorce and trial due to custody of his daughter. This without commenting on a series of fines and months in prison that left him with only $ 20 in the pocket.

Canseco left Cuba with his family as a child. José and his brother Ozzie grew up in Miami, Florida and attended Coral Park High School right there.

Canseco does not have university studies, since in 1982 he was selected in the 15th round by the Oakland Athletics, he had a lot of respect for his at-bat power in minor league teams such as the Idaho Falls A’s, from Idaho Falls, Idaho and the Modesto A’s from Modesto, California, since that it was common that hit home runs of more than 500 feet.

He began the 1985 season with the AA team, the Huntsville Stars and became known as “Jose’s Parking Lot” for his long home runs (25 in just half a season), which almost reached one of the areas of Joe Davis Stadium parking lots.

The Cuban player did not know how to get out of the financial hole he was in after losing millions of dollars. It was then that decided to take advantage of his fame and recognition to make different television programs that helped him generate some money. His book, “Juiced”, He continues to generate occasional income and also made his debut as a boxer.

Currently, he assures that he lives “well” and no longer has so many legal problems, but he is very far from having the millions that he once had in his bank account.

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