New York Mets Fans Talking **** To Pete Rose In 1973

  Getty has been nice enough to unleash its photography archive for bloggers to use without getting sued. The good news is that…
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8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Today In History: Pete Rose Gets His First Run

On  April 13, 1963, Pete Rose had his first major league hit, a triple off Pittsburgh Pirate’s Bob Friend, after going 0-11 on the season. Despite having scored a run in the fourth inning, Rose’s hit didn’t have much of an impact on the game as his Cincinnati Reds suffered a 12-4 loss home to the Pirates. The only other time the Reds managed to get men around the bases was...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dave Hudgens needs to preach better swinging

Over the past few years Mets fans have become accustomed to seeing perfectly good pitches not being swung at. It’s infuriating – but is it a real problem, or just impatient fans wanting more offensive production? Let’s take a look at Baseball-Reference’s advanced batting stats to get a better perspective. In this short season the Mets are looking at strikes (L/Str) 28.2%...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

I’m Pretty Sure Bryce Harper Got All Of This One

    I know most of you hate Bryce Harper. Not me. He’s the second coming of Pete Rose, minus the gambling addiction,…
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Canseco: What I did was worse than Pete Rose

It’s hard to believe, but it’s been nearly ten years since Juiced…the Jose Canseco-penned New York Times bestselling memoir of his baseball career. And you can bet that somewhere, right now, the embattled former outfielder is out there still talking about it to anyone who will listen. Case in point…this. “I single-handedly could have stopped the PED era easily behind closed...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kannapolis Intimidators 2014 Preview

The Chicago White Sox have set the 25-man roster for their Low-A affiliate Kannapolis Intimidators.  The team arrived yesterday and had their first full team workout under Pete Rose Jr., who will be in the first year of managing the Intimidators after managing the White Sox rookie league affiliate Great Falls Voyagers in 2013. The pitching staff is headlined by many of the White...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

That’s Not Pete Rose’s Girlfriend Kiana Kim

  That’s Pete Rose with girlfriend Kiana Kim’s daughter. You might remember that Pete’s girlfriend has the giant implants and doesn’t mind showing…
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Pete Rose's house up for sale for $2.15 million

The 4,700-square foot Los Angeles-area mansion Pete Rose bought in 1999 is now up for sale at a cool price tag of $2.15 million. And it comes with a ton of bells and whistles.Rose currently resides in the Sin City and presumably felt the time was right to put the lush Sherman Oaks home on the market.Here's an excerpt of the listing from Rodeo Realty:A truly remarkable "Celebrity...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Mr. T getting inducted into WWE Hall of Fame

The biggest Hall of Fame snub this side of Pete Rose is finally being resolved: Mr. T will be the celebrity inductee into the WWE Hall of Fame in April, the WWE announced Monday. Mr. T turned down a Hall of Fame spot in 2009 but has since resolved the problems he had with the […]
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Wednesday's Reds notes: Rose graces cover, three players with most to prove and more

+ C. Trent Rosecrans has the latest from Las Vegas regarding the World Series odds for every team in baseball. The list also includes odds to win the pennant and division.+ Mark Sheldon has a recap of the action from Tuesday. Cincinnati took one on the chin from the Royals, 9-5, despite jumping out to a 4-0 lead in the top of the first. Oh well. Top right-handed prospects Robert...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Pete Rose graces latest Sports Illustrated cover

Guess who's gracing the cover of the March 10 edition of Sports Illustrated?Yes, you guessed it. The man appearing on the cover (seen above) is none other than Cincinnati native and all-time hit king Pete Rose.Inside the magazine readers will find an excerpt from the upcoming release of Kostya Kennedy's biography on Rose entitled "Pete Rose: An American Dilemma."...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Ross Q&A: Celebrities at WM, Changes for Orton vs. Batista?, More

- Jim Ross has updated the Q&A section on Here are a few highlights: Mr. Ross, Over the years, WWF/WWE has hired various non-wrestling celebrities (Uecker, Tyson, Pete Rose, Burt Reynolds, etc.) to appear at Wrestlemania. My question is, do you think their appearance fees were justified by the incremental revenues i.e. the increased eyeballs? Aside from Tyson, who...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Neil Diamond opens high school stadium with 'Sweet Caroline'

Hollywood director Dennis Dugan has connections. So after he helped design a new $3 million baseball stadium at Sherman Oaks Notre Dame High, you better believe he'd plan a proper celebration.   Dugan, the director of "Happy Gilmore," "Big Daddy " and "Grown Ups," drafted his friend Neil Diamond to christen the facility with a rendition of "...
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February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

With advice from Pete Rose and HOF managers, Price embarks on managerial journey

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- Patrick Price worked at San Francisco Federal Savings & Loan and the company possessed season tickets for the San Francisco Giants at Candlestick Park. Patrick used to scramble to secure tickets for when The Big Red Machine came to town so he could take his son, Bryan, to see those Cincinnati Reds whip up on the Giants. Bryan Price was thinking back upon those...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Pete Rose says using PEDs is worse than betting on baseball

Which is worse? A player betting on games, or using performance enhancing drugs? Pete Rose thinks it's the latter. Both are banned by Major League Baseball, and while dozens of high-profile players have been suspended for PEDs none have yet been banned. Pete Rose, however, remains banned from MLB for betting on games during his years as a manager of the Cincinnati Reds. Rose...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Pete Rose: Using PEDs is worse than betting on baseball

Pete Rose, who remains banned from Major League Baseball for betting on games during his years as a player and as a manager, said Monday that his transgression isn’t quite as bad as using performance-enhancing drugs. “They’re both bad. I think in my case, I know I didn’t do anything to alter the statistics of baseball,” Rose said on “The Michael Kay Show” on ESPN...
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Pete Rose: Using PEDs worse than gambling on baseball

Pete Rose, who remains banned from Major League Baseball for betting on games during his years as a player and as a manager, said Monday that his transgression isn’t quite as bad as using performance-enhancing drugs. “They’re both bad. I think in my case, I know I didn’t do anything to alter the statistics of baseball,” Rose said on The Michael Kay Show on ESPN 98.7 FM...
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Pete Rose tells Michael Kay that unlike A-rod he "never altered the statistics of baseball"

Know you didn't see this but Pete Rose was on the Michael Kay show yesterday talking gays in sports as well as Alex Rodriguez and PED's.YES Network does it right. As soon as they have a call-in guest, they go almost exclusively to a full screen graphic indicating such because, you know.**Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Pete Rose Jr. named manager of White Sox Class-A team

Pete Rose Jr. has been named the manager of the Kannapolis Intimidators, Class-A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox, the team announced Tuesday. Son of baseball's all-time hits leader of the same name, Rose spent the last three seasons managing the White Sox' rookie-level team in the Pioneer League. He led the Great Falls Voyagers to a Second Half Division Championship record...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

The Phillies Nation Top 100: #54 Pete Rose

The Phillies Nation Top 100 continues today with #57. Our mission is to assess the Top 100 Phillies players of all time using impact to the Phillies, individual achievement, team achievement, traditional stats, and analytics as our criteria. The list was compiled by Ian Riccaboni and Pat Gallen with input from the rest of the Phillies Nation staff.  From this point forward, each...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeopardy! contestants stumped by baseball Hall of Fame question

Tired of hearing about the Hall of Fame yet?  Turns out you can't even watch "Jeopardy!" without being slapped in the face with some Cooperstown chatter. Three recent contestants on the popular game show displayed their utter lack of baseball knowledge when given the following from host Alex Trebek:  "354 wins did not overcome the controversy as this ex-Red...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

CBS Sports writer slams Pete Rose supporters for 'selective morality'

A strong case can be made that no baseball player has ever been more polarizing than Pete Rose. Furthermore, it can also be argued that no baseball player has ever caused such a divide on popular opinion as Rose has. Namely, as it relates to his lifetime ban from Major League Baseball and exclusion from the Hall of Fame.Plenty of people have cast support toward Rose over the years...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

5 Bizarre Things Pete Rose Has Signed On Baseballs For Money + Giveaway

Pete Rose is in the news today for saying “Jay-Z got Cano a big raise, but he got him an extra 30-day vacation called October” so the timing feels right to show you an interesting collection of baseballs we spotted at Brigandi’s Collectables in NYC. Apparently if you give Pete Rose money he’ll sign almost anything on a baseball. As part of our 12 Days of Giveaways we’re...
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December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Managers Part 5: Player/Managers

The last Player/Manager was Pete Rose from 1984 to 1986. I was personally very surprised to discover that before Rose, there were 100 other Player/Managers that were eligible to be part of this study. Although not common in the past 50 years, Player /Managers were very common at one point, especially if the managers had past success as a player. Part 5 – Player/Managers As part...
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December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Pete Rose Says Robinson Cano Got ‘Extra 30-Day Vacation’ in October by Signing With Mariners Over Yankees

The Mariners may have overbid for Robinson Cano (or, if the rumors are true, just bid against themselves), but the little extra cash they promised the second baseman to solidify their 10-year, $240 million contract offer was probably worth it considering the drawbacks that come with such a deal. While Cano will get $24 million a year, he’s also going to be hitting in the middle...
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

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