Kettmann is former newspaper reporter

Updated: February 28, 2005, 1:34 AM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Jose Canseco confirms in the upcoming issue of The New Yorker magazine that Steve Kettmann was the ghost writer for his best-selling book "Juiced: Wild Times, Rampant 'Roids, Smash Hits and How Baseball Got Big."

Kettmann, a former reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle, has written on the steroids scandal in Major League Baseball in the past.

Canseco, whose book debuted at No. 1 on The New York Times non-fiction chart, recently appeared at a book signing in New York.

The March 7 issue of The New Yorker hits newsstands on Monday.


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