Pete Rose throws serious shade at Ray Fosse

Ray Fosse was not some random scrub player. He was a two-time All-Star, two-time Gold Glove Award winner, caught a no-hitter from Dennis Eckersley and was on two of the Oakland Athletics’ three straight World Series championship teams in the 1970s. Since his playing days ended, Fosse has been a long time color commentator for the Oakland Athletics. Despite that, he’s best...
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October 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Original Met Jim Hickman Dies At 79

Original Mets (l. to r.) Rod Kanehl, Jim Hickman, Gil Hodges, Frank Thomas and Charlie Neal. Jim Hickman, the centerfielder for the New York Mets for their first win in franchise history and the player who drove home Pete Rose to win the 1970 Major League Baseball All-Star Game died Saturday at the age of 79. Hickman also played for the Chicago Cubs, Los Angeles Dodgers and St...
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June 25, 2016  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name the featured players of the famed 'Big Red Machine' on the Cincinnati Reds

The Cincinnati Reds experienced a period of excellence from 1970-1976 and the team found itself with the nickname the 'Big Red Machine'. Can you name the featured players of the famed 'Big Red Machine'?
February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Reds to induct Pete Rose into team’s Hall of Fame

For those clamoring to get MLB all-time hit leader Pete Rose into the Hall of Fame, you sort of got your wish today. Rose hasn’t been introduced into Cooperstown (he’s still banned) but the Cincinnati Reds announced he will be joining the Reds Hall of Fame, and will be introduced during the 2016 Reds HOF Induction Weekend. Pete Rose to be inducted into the Reds Hall of Fame...
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January 19, 2016  |  Discuss

That Eric Show Christmas Album You Never Knew You Wanted

Eric Show never wanted to be become a footnote to baseball history. But, thanks to two pitches…he did. On September 11, 1985, while with the San Diego Padres, Show would surrender Pete Rose’s record-breaking 4192nd career hit. Then, two years later, it was an errant 90-mile-per-hour fastball that caught future Hall of Famer Andre Dawson in the face and the vicious bench-clearing...
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December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Rose: I’m like a ‘stockbroker guy’ with sports gambling

Pete Rose held a press conference on Tuesday to discuss MLB commissioner Rob Manfred’s decision to not reinstate him. As expected, he was asked about his gambling habits and offered no apologies. Rose, who was fittingly speaking from Las Vegas where he lives and works, claims he has gotten his gambling under control over the past three decades. “I’ve worked hard at it,...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Pete Rose told Rob Manfred he still bets on baseball

If there is a more tone deaf former athlete than Pete Rose, you’d have to let me know who it is. MLB on Monday announced that Rose’s appeal to be reinstated by the league was denied. Rose, 74, was appealing a ban that was issued against him in 1989 for betting on baseball games while managing the Cincinnati Reds, including games of his own team. He continued to deny for years...
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December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

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