Autograph Of The Week: Jose Canseco

On August 6, 1988, Oakland Athletics outfielder Jose Canseco became the eleventh player in major league history to hit thirty home runs and steal thirty bases during a season. Canseco, with thirty-one home runs, stole second base with one out during the ninth inning for his thirtieth as the A's edged the Seattle Mariners 5 - 4.

"If you're a baseball purist like me, you know the season doesn't really begin until Jose Canseco gets arrested." - David Letterman
Autograph of the Week

1st Week of August Recipient

Jose Canseco Autograph

Card
1988 Donruss

Card Number
302

Pen
Blue Sharpie

Notes
Canseco in A's uniform.



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Jose Canseco was the first player from Oakland to join the thirty-thirty club and the first player in Major League history to have a forty-forty season !

In 1986 Jose Canseco won the Rookie of the Year Award , during this season, he won the Most Valuable Player Award unanimously, and on May 26, 1993, he was hit on the head with a ball that bounced out of the park for a home run!

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