Former MLB star Canseco shoots himself in the hand

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LAS VEGAS, Nevada -- He was a good hitter, and apparently Jose Canseco is a good shooter, too.

Okay, maybe “good” is not the right word. The former Major League Baseball slugger accidentally shot himself in the finger while cleaning his gun at his home in Las Vegas, Nevada.

His girlfriend tweeted that he had to have surgery but is doing okay.

It's all kind of ironic, seeing as this is the guy who was known for "shooting up" steroids while in the big leagues.  He really knows how to go out with a bang.