The W
Views: 116492091
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
27.9.09 0222
The 7 - Baseball - Jose Canseco's World Series Ring for sale
This thread has 141 referrals leading to it
Register and log in to post!
(549 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (10 total)
StaggerLee
Scrapple
Level: 148

Posts: 2311/6796
EXP: 40038686
For next: 340072

Since: 3.10.02
From: Right side of the tracks

Since last post: 7 hours
Last activity: 2 hours
#1 Posted on 21.2.05 1144.06
Reposted on: 21.2.12 1145.38
As a Yankees fan, I would LOVE to own a real Yankees World Series Ring. But, even if I could afford it, I am not sure I would buy HIS ring.

http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/sportsbusiness/news/story?id=1995915


    If Jose Canseco is in need of some money, he isn't doing a great job these days of hiding it.

    Among the items for sale on his Web site are autographed copies of his new book "Juiced" for $58 and an autographed White Sox game jersey for $749.95. Canseco has also offered his 2000 New York Yankees World Series ring for purchase.

    The ring, with 22 major diamonds and 34.5 grams of gold, can be yours for the price of $40,000.
Promote this thread!
Big Bad
Scrapple
Level: 151

Posts: 3536/6995
EXP: 42911535
For next: 385041

Since: 4.1.02
From: Dorchester, Ontario

Since last post: 12 hours
Last activity: 4 hours
#2 Posted on 21.2.05 1333.01
Reposted on: 21.2.12 1334.22
Maybe Mike Greenwell will put in a bid.
DJ FrostyFreeze
Knackwurst
Level: 112

Posts: 1808/3460
EXP: 14930377
For next: 407876

Since: 2.1.02
From: Hawthorne, CA

Since last post: 104 days
Last activity: 1 day
#3 Posted on 21.2.05 1344.16
Reposted on: 21.2.12 1344.18
Is he really that desperate for money, or does he really not care that much about baseball like some guys on the radio keep implying?

I read on Friday that he owes Mass. $32,000 in taxes, but his lawyer says he's not delinquent on his payments or anything & the accounting firm he was using missed paying his income taxes for a year (or something like that).

Furthermore, does this change/confirm anybody's opinion about the validity of the claims in his book?
Zeruel
Thirty Millionth Hit
Moderator
Level: 134

Posts: 2568/5279
EXP: 28136955
For next: 450093

Since: 2.1.02
From: The Silver Spring in the Land of Mary.

Since last post: 8 days
Last activity: 1 day
#4 Posted on 21.2.05 1404.52
Reposted on: 21.2.12 1406.32
    Originally posted by DJ FrostyFreeze
    Is he really that desperate for money, or does he really not care that much about baseball like some guys on the radio keep implying?

    I read on Friday that he owes Mass. $32,000 in taxes, but his lawyer says he's not delinquent on his payments or anything & the accounting firm he was using missed paying his income taxes for a year (or something like that).

    Furthermore, does this change/confirm anybody's opinion about the validity of the claims in his book?


I read something like that on ESPN.com, and it quoted a friend that said Jose just doesn't give a shit about the sport.
redsoxnation
Scrapple
Level: 155

Posts: 4519/7534
EXP: 47059531
For next: 357796

Since: 24.7.02

Since last post: 1184 days
Last activity: 1184 days
#5 Posted on 21.2.05 1410.29
Reposted on: 21.2.12 1414.38
A Yankee World Series Ring up for bids? I wonder if Mattingly and A-Rod will try to outspend each other to get a hold of it.
And, in all honesty, I somehow forgot Canseco played for the White Sox.
BigDaddyLoco
Scrapple
Level: 136

Posts: 1545/5479
EXP: 29750712
For next: 346280

Since: 2.1.02

Since last post: 1 day
Last activity: 15 hours
#6 Posted on 21.2.05 1753.05
Reposted on: 21.2.12 1755.47
Wow, some of that hardware went at what seems to be bargain basement prices for true collectors.
Big Bad
Scrapple
Level: 151

Posts: 3537/6995
EXP: 42911535
For next: 385041

Since: 4.1.02
From: Dorchester, Ontario

Since last post: 12 hours
Last activity: 4 hours
#7 Posted on 22.2.05 0347.22
Reposted on: 22.2.12 0347.46
    Originally posted by redsoxnation
    And, in all honesty, I somehow forgot Canseco played for the White Sox.


Tell me about it. I'm still not sure that Canseco actually played for Toronto for that one season --- and with Clemens, too! It was like having your sister suddenly start dating neo-Nazis.
The Thrill
Banger
Level: 101

Posts: 1662/2781
EXP: 10654667
For next: 63045

Since: 16.4.02
From: Green Bay, WI

Since last post: 894 days
Last activity: 249 days
#8 Posted on 22.2.05 0741.44
Reposted on: 22.2.12 0741.52
You know Steinbrenner will put in the winning bid. He's been in the biz of buying World Series rings for years. (Ba-dum-bum!)

Or he could just get an up-close look at these (Red Sox's official MLB site) come the April 11th home opener at Fenway.

(image removed)

GO SOX!
wordlife
Head cheese
Level: 40

Posts: 317/324
EXP: 409267
For next: 32046

Since: 4.4.03

Since last post: 4066 days
Last activity: 3350 days
#9 Posted on 23.2.05 0736.19
Reposted on: 23.2.12 0737.19
    Originally posted by DJ FrostyFreeze
    I read on Friday that he owes Mass. $32,000 in taxes, but his lawyer says he's not delinquent on his payments or anything & the accounting firm he was using missed paying his income taxes for a year (or something like that)


Well according to the Mass DOR he owes a little over $33,000.

Here is the link:
http://dorapps.dor.state.ma.us/disclosure/result.asp

Did anyone hear about the PPV yet?
BigVitoMark
Lap cheong
Level: 78

Posts: 1430/1509
EXP: 4211530
For next: 170715

Since: 10.8.02
From: Queen's University, Canada

Since last post: 4082 days
Last activity: 3992 days
ICQ:  
#10 Posted on 23.2.05 1228.32
Reposted on: 23.2.12 1229.02
    Originally posted by wordlife
    Did anyone hear about the PPV yet?


So the question then becomes which of these lines will we hear more often:

"I'd have been happy to take a lie detector test, but no one would pay for it so people must believe me."

Or...

"The machine was rigged to say that. It's an MLB conspiracy because I'm Cuban. I'm telling the truth."
ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Thread ahead: Why I'm a White Sox fan
Next thread: Roid Rage
Previous thread: Fantasy Baseball
(549 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
Related threads: Give the Yankees the trophy now. - Randy Johnson to WCBS photog: "Get out of my face, or you'll see what I'm like!" - Randy Johnson Trade Almost Done.. - More...
The 7 - Baseball - Jose Canseco's World Series Ring for saleRegister and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2015 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.223 seconds.