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Jose Canseco's traveling circus hits Yuma

Jose Canseco is returning to baseball as the manager of the independent league Yuma Scorpions. Sure, it's a blatant publicity stunt for the team and former slugger-turned-reality show contestant and boxer, but can you blame Canseco for taking the paycheck?

Updated: April 12, 2011, 3:46 PM ET
By Amanda Rykoff

Look out Yuma, Arizona. The Jose Canseco traveling circus is coming to town.

He's not filming another reality show, boxing for cash or promoting any of his tell-all books, which have been his claim to fame of late. He's coming back to baseball as the manager of the Yuma Scorpions of the independent North American League. The team announced Monday that Canseco also will play for the team, along with his twin brother Ozzie, who also will serve as bench coach.

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