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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...
Via The Comeback
23 days ago  |  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...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Pete Rose won't be reinstated by MLB

Pete Rose won’t be coming back to baseball. Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred released a statement on Monday confirming that Rose will not be reinstated. “Major League Baseball announced (Monday) that it has completed the review regarding Pete Rose’s application for reinstatement from the Ineligible List,” the statement said. “Commissioner Robert D. Manfred...
December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

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

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

By Mike Cole 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...
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Pete Rose joining FOX as baseball analyst

By Darren Hartwell 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

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