On This Day In Baseball History: May 26, 1993

Jose Canseco

 

Cleveland Indians infielder Carlos Martinez hits a home run thanks Texas Rangers right fielder Jose Canseco. Canseco miss plays the fly ball on the warning track and the ball never hits his glove instead bouncing off his head and over the fence. Canseco famous for being the most outspoken of baseball’s PED whistle blowers. For all the negative that can be said for Canseco, and there is plenty, he was selected to six All-Star teams, and won the AL Rookie of the Year in 1986, AL MVP in 1988 – the year he became the first player in history to hit 40 homers and steal 40 bases in one season.

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