Jose Canseco's bizarre baseball life

Player/manager for the independent league Yuma Scorpions still going strong

Originally Published: July 5, 2011
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

YUMA, Ariz. -- Batting practice is over and the temperature is gradually cooling from an earlier high of 105 degrees as Yuma Scorpions player/manager Jose Canseco stretches out his aching 46-year-old -- and still impressively muscled -- body in a recliner in the darkened lobby of the team's offices. He is waiting to play baseball.

It is about 6 p.m. on a Saturday, and the Scorpions game with the Edmonton Capitals is scheduled to start at 7:35. There is just one problem. The Capitals ...

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