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Wednesday, April 01, 2009
Jose Canseco is not reliableJust when you think things couldn't get worse for Jose Canseco, they do:
The Golden Baseball League (GBL) announced today that the Superior Court of the State of California for the County of Los Angeles has officially rendered a judgment in favor of the Golden Baseball League and the Long Beach Armada in their lawsuit versus defendant Jose Canseco for an amount of $258,750 . . .
As if Canseco ever had the temperament to be a knuckleballer anyway. Knuckleballers represent all that is Right and True in the universe. Canseco, in terms of intellect, savvy, guile, and anything else you can name, is basically the anti-knuckleballer.
Not that any of this matters. There's a term in the law for people like Canseco, and that term is "judgment-proof." $250K? It may as well be ten dollars or ten million dollars, because Canseco doesn't have it, and even if he did, he probably wouldn't pay it.
(thanks to Ron Rollins -- chief of the ShysterBall expatriate news bureau -- for the heads up)
Posted by Craig Calcaterra at 8:25am
Aaron Moreno said...
Maybe they can use respondeat superior to get to Ozzie?
Posted 04/01 at 10:19 AM
How can he not have a quarter-million bucks? Didn’t he write a couple books that sold pretty well? And he made a bit of scratch over the years hitting a baseball - with his bat and his head. Could he really have blown all of it?
Well, this is Canseco, so sure he could have, but still…
Posted 04/01 at 10:20 AM
Round Rock 15 said...
Maybe the Armada can sic their newest pitcher, Jose Lima, on him (http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/sports_blog/2009/03/jose-limas-back.html).
Posted 04/01 at 03:28 PM
I am one of the biggest Canseco fans & collectors to walk the planet for the past 20 yrs. I very much appreciate your post, I have the largest scrapbooks on him ( among EVERY other collectables thatexist!) in the world, & I print every article & cut every newsclipping on him that I can find for the past 20 yrs, so, lol, I’m grateful for your post. And I must say I am very impressed, that you did not try to trash him like everyone else, despite the fact that he was the ONLY one besides Ken Caminiti to come forward & tell the truth. It takes alot of balls to tell the whole world what it is taht u did wrong, no matter what his motives may have been. TY for being honest and cool.
Posted 04/02 at 05:39 PM