The former MLB player Jose Canseco has noticed that he has nightmares related to steroids. He has noticed that he has begun to have nightmares from the time of writing his book “Juiced: Wild Times, Rampant Roids, Smash Hits and How Baseball Got Big”. This work reveled administration of steroids by several MLB players. The author has stated on his Twitter account that nightmares linked with steroids hunt him since he wrote the book. Furthermore, he continues to experience them till today. The former professional baseball player compares them with a demon that never sleeps.
Jose Canseco has called himself the “godfather of steroids in baseball”. The former professional baseball player noted in his book about application of steroids by several MLB players quite openly. This book has become a bestseller. The author has identified names of the players that have taken anabolic steroids. Jose Canseco stated that he had been pushed out of professional baseball because of his book.
The former professional baseball player identified such athletes, as Rafael Palmeiro, Ivan Rodriquez, Jason Giambi and Juan Gonzalez, claiming that they had used steroids. He also identified Alex Rodriquez and Roger Clemens but he didn’t claim that he had known about intake of steroids by these sportspersons directly.
The most well-known name that has been mentioned by Jose Canseco in his book is the name of the former professional baseball player Mark McGwire that hit 70 homeruns. Canseco reported that McGwire had used Deca Durabolin and Winstrol, when they played with the Oakland A’s.
Canseco noted that he had injected Mark McGwire with steroids many times in the bathrooms and in other places. He noticed that he injected McGwire before their trainings or after them.
At the beginning no one was inclined to believe that these affirmations were true. Mark McGwire denied administration of steroids. But later the accusations were proven. Finally Mark McGwire admitted that he had used steroids and HGH. He said that Jose Canseco had written the truth.
McGwire acknowledged that he had applied forbidden medications and he had apologized about this aspect. He noticed that he was applying them during the 90s. Later McGwire has got possibility to play baseball professionally again. He was engaged as a St. Louis Cardinals’ hitting instructor.
When it comes to Jose Canseco, he dreams to receive the second chance and to return to the MLB. The “Tigres de Quintana Roo” have decided to give the second chance. Jose Canseco hopes that this is his step in direction to the MLB.