On this day: July 2

POSTED: 11:01 AM PDT Jun 27, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Jul 01, 2016 

A president is shot, a Supreme Court justice is born, aliens land -- or not -- and an acting legend passes, all on this day.

July 2 OTD - Jose Canseco
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1964: Former major-leage baseball player Jose Canseco is born José Canseco Capas Jr. in Havana, Cuba. Canseco hit 462 career home runs over 17 seasons, but has been a controversial figure in sports who admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs during his career while claiming the vast majority of MLB players did the same.


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