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Pete Rose cracks gambling joke about Hall of Fame chances

As expected, Pete Rose received a very enthusiastic ovation from the hometown fans in Cincinnati when he took the field before the All-Star Game on Tuesday night. Rose was selected by the fans as one of the Reds’ “Franchise Four” during pregame festivities, and MLB commissioner Rob Manfred was willing to allow him to take...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Pete Rose receives massive ovation from Cincinnati crowd at All-Star Game (Video)

No matter what the rest of Major League Baseball might think of him, the Cincinnati Reds faithful still have mad respect for Pete Rose. The 74-year-old Rose, one of the most divisive figures in baseball history thanks to his gambling controversies, was honored at Tuesday’s All-Star Game in Cincinnati as a part of MLB’s “Franchise...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Russo pisses off John Dowd, gets hung up on

John Dowd, the former federal prosecutor who wrote the Dowd Report that resulted in Pete Rose getting banned from baseball, appeared on Mad Dog Unleashed on Tuesday. Naturally, the situation immediately got heated between him and Chris Russo, and Dowd ended up hanging up on Russo about four minutes into the interview. So Russo’s main point is that Dowd had no evidence that Rose...
Via Awful Announcing
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Evidence Pete Rose Bet on Games He Played In During the 1986 Season

Almost 30 years after the fact, and a new report surrounding the Pete Rose gambling scandal of the mid 1980’s is starting to come to light. ESPN’s Outside the Lines is claiming that it has acquired “previously undisclosed evidence” that Rose bet on games that he played in during the 1986 season. BREAKING: @OTLonESPN obtains previously undisclosed evidence that Pete Rose...
Via Sportsnaut
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Pete Rose bet on baseball as a player

For years, Pete Rose denied betting on baseball. Then he changed his story, and claimed to only have bet on baseball as a manager. Now, new evidence obtained by ESPN’s Outside the Lines seemingly disproves that line of thinking and proves that Rose bet on baseball while he was playing. OTL obtained pages from a notebook that was taken from an associate of Rose’s during a raid...
Via The Outside Corner
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Pete Rose bet on baseball as a player

Pete Rose’s bid for baseball reinstatement might have just hit a major snag. ESPN’s “Outside The Lines” obtained documents and released a report Monday claiming Rose bet on baseball games as a player in 1986. Previously, Rose insisted that he only bet on games as a manager, which ultimately led to a lifetime suspension from baseball. In recent years, Rose has petitioned...
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Pete Rose joining FOX as baseball analyst

  Pete Rose is getting back into baseball. This time, though, he’ll be behind a television camera.   Major League Baseball’s all-time hit leader has signed on with FOX to serve as a guest analyst on FOX and FOX Sports 1’s pregame shows. He’ll also make guest appearances on other FOX Sports shows such as “America’s Pregame” and “FOX Sports Live.” ...
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred opens up about Pete Rose

A major debate among baseball fans is what the sport should do about all-time hits leader Pete Rose, who was banished from the league in 1989 for gambling on the sport. Now more than a quarter century later, there are some calling for Rose to be reinstated by new MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred. Does 26 years heal some really deep wounds? Can Manfred move on from the past and acknowledge...
Via Sportsnaut
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Pete Rose has formally requested MLB reinstatement

  Pete Rose wants back into organized baseball at the highest level.   Major League Baseball’s all-time hit king has made a formal request to be reinstated, new MLB commissioner Rob Manfred revealed Monday, according to Rose, of course, is serving a lifetime ban for betting on baseball. “I do have a formal request from Pete. I will be in communications...
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Pete Rose thinks he'll get in Hall of Fame, maybe when he's dead

Pete Rose believes he will eventually be elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, even if it’s posthumously. Rose did an interview with Lee Cowan of “CBS This Morning” that will air on Sunday morning and said he believes he will get in at some point. “Yes, sure,” Rose said when questioned by Cowan about...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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