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Jose Canseco


1964 Born in Havana, Cuba, on July 2
1965 Emigrated to United States from Cuba with family
1982 Drafted by Oakland A's
1985 Makes major-league debut
1988 Marries Esther Haddad on November 5
1988 Becomes first player to hit 40 home runs and steal 40 bases in a single season
1989 Oakland A's win World Series
1990 Signs record $23.5 million contract
1992 Arrested in February and charged with aggravated battery
1992 Traded to Texas Rangers
1995-2001 Plays for Boston Red Sox, Oakland A's, Toronto Blue Jays, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, New York Yankees, and Chicago White Sox
1996 Marries Jessica Seikaly on August 26
2002 Announces retirement from baseball and plans to write autobiography

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