This Day in Baseball: Rose Under Fire

On this day in 1989, Pete Rose met with Commissioner Peter Uberroth and Commissioner-elect Bart Giamatti to discuss the allegations that Rose – manager of the Cincinnati Reds at the time – had been betting on baseball.  Rose denied all accusations of gambling, but the league launched a full scale investigation in the following months.  Throughout the entire investigation, Rose...
Via Baseball Essential
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Pete Rose Debate

Recently, former Phillies legend Pete Rose was quoted as saying that he’d love to talk to the new MLB commissioner, Rob Manfred, about his lifetime ban from baseball. Besides being unable to take part in most official MLB events, the doors to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown are locked for the All-Time hit leader. It is this point, above all, on which the debate to allow...
Via Phillies Nation
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Pete Rose Reinstatement to MLB Long Past Overdue

The time for Major League Baseball to lift its ban on Peter Edward Rose is so far past due, he shouldn’t even have to meet with the new commissioner. Rob Manfred should be eager to drop the ban because he is now the fourth MLB commissioner to operate in office with Rose banned from the game. According to USA Today’s Bob Nightengale, Pete Rose and Manfred are on a path to meet...
Via Baseball Essential
14 days ago  |  Discuss

All Time Team: Valentine’s Day Edition

It’s that time of the year again. The Russell Stover factories are in full swing, all your favorite Hallmark employees are pulling overtime, florists are working around the clock to make sure men everywhere can score some much needed relationship points. That’s right. It’s almost time for that one day a year that lovers and lamenters alike can get sloshed beyond belief for...
Via Royals Blue
19 days ago  |  Discuss

The Wind Up: Moncada on the Market

Somewhere, at some point, James Shields will put pen to paper and sign on with a major league ball club. Until then, we’ll simply talk about the idea of him signing with a team in the (hopefully) near future. But seriously, it’s imminent. Almost. I swear. Meanwhile, what can we make of new Cuban prospect Yoan Moncada? And finally, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred has a couple...
Via The Sports Post
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Pete Rose Might Finally Get the Call to the Hall

View image | After 25 years of ineligibility, Pete Rose, 73, might finally being getting his call to the Hall. MLB’s new commissioner Rob Manfred appears to be willing to open the conversation about Rose’s candidacy. Pete Rose was banned from baseball in 1989 for gambling on games while...
Via Philliedelphia
22 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB commish on Pete Rose's Hall eligibility: 'It's a conversation I'm expecting to have'

After 25 years of ineligibility, Pete Rose could see his name on the Baseball Hall of Fame ballot in the near future. MLB's new commissioner Rob Manfred might be willing to open the the door for possible reinstatement of Rose, who was banned from baseball in 1989. "I have heard from his lawyer, and I do anticipate having a conversation about that," Manfred told ESPN Radio on Thursday...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Arnold Schwarzenegger To Be The Next Inductee of the 2015 WWE Hall of Fame

via TMZ: Arnold Schwarzenegger is going into the Hall of Fame … not for acting or bodybuilding … the former governor is being inducted for his contributions to wrestling. TMZ has learned Arnold will be the next inductee WWE announces for their HoF’s celeb wing — featuring the likes of Mike Tyson, Pete Rose and Donald Trump. Schwarzenegger is a long time wrestling fan whose...
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Pete Rose To Be In Attendance at All-Star Game in Cincinnati

According to Cincinnati Reds owner Bob Castellini, Pete Rose will be showing his face this summer at the All-Star Game in Cincinnati. Despite being considered one of the greatest players of all-time, Rose is not in the Hall of Fame. He was banned from the game in 1989 for betting on baseball and has yet to be reinstated. There was some hope that Commissioner Bud Selig would reinstate...
Via Sportsnaut
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Reds owner makes intriguing comment regarding Pete Rose and 2015 All-Star game

Despite a lifetime “ban” from baseball, it appears Major League Baseball’s all time hits king will be on the field for one of the league’s showcase games in 2015.  The All-Star game this year will be held in Cincinnati, and according to Reds majority owner Bob Castellini, their home town hero will be a part of the festivities (via Mark Sheldon on twitter, Reds beat writer...
Via Reading Between The Seams
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Pete Rose placed on Bobblehead Hall of Fame ballot

While the news lacks the gravitas and significance of say, had it been revealed that Pete Rose’s name finally had been placed on a more esteemed list, but the announcement that the man known as “Charlie Hustle” has been placed on the ballot for the Bobblehead Hall of Fame certainly merits some fanfare. Or not....Read More The post That’s … something: Pete Rose placed on...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Time to allow 'Hit King' Rose back in baseball?

  Pete Rose didn't want it to be about him, not on a day when four new members were elected to baseball's most exclusive club. Good picks all, Rose said, though he would have liked to see Mike Piazza get in, too. He believes Piazza was the best hitting catcher ever, which says something because Rose played alongside the best catcher ever in Johnny Bench on the Big Red Machine. ...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Column: Time to allow Pete Rose back in baseball?

LAS VEGAS (AP) Pete Rose didn't want it to be about him, not on a day when four new members were elected to baseball's most exclusive club. Good picks all, Rose said, though he would have liked to see Mike Piazza get in, too. He believes Piazza was the best hitting catcher ever, which says something because Rose played alongside the best catcher ever in Johnny Bench on the Big Red...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

SKECHERS Relaxed Fit with Pete Rose - “Hall” Commercial

SKECHERS Relaxed Fit with Pete Rose - “Hall” CommercialWell done, Pete.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Group Hoping to Help Get Pete Rose Reinstated Told to Stop

Without getting into the “why” and the “how”…we all know that Pete Rose is serving a lifetime ban from Major League Baseball, right? For nearly three years, Don Knepper and his group of Rose supporters have made it their mission to try and get baseball’s hit king reinstated through their grassroots internet venture Lift the Ban. Now, they weren’t doing this through...
Via Hall of Very Good
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Rose congratulates Jeter, offers World Series advice in letter to '2014 Baseball Season'

Pete Rose is never shy with words. His newest medium for transmitting his love of the game goes a bit old school. In a tweet Monday, Rose shared some musings on America's pastime in a letter written to the "2014 Baseball Season." Here are some of the highlights: Nod to Jeter: "I also want to say, congratulations to not just our Captain, but to everyone who is retiring at the end...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Does Ohio State have secret black alternate uniforms in the works?

ESPN's tour of Urban Meyer's office reveals the Ohio State head coach has some pretty sweet digs. There are plush leather couches, extensive championship ring and watch collections, signed jerseys from ex-players who went on to the NFL. Even a Cincinnati Reds shrine with signatures from the Pete Rose and Big Red Machine. But it was one less flashy item in Meyer's office that caught...
Via Fox Sports
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Pete Rose: 'I'll get into the Hall of Fame someday'

Pete Rose says he fully expects to get into the Hall Of Fame someday -- even if he's not alive to see it. In an interview with CBS News, Rose talks about why he jeopardized his sports career and shares his thoughts on his future Hall of Fame Status. "Yes," Rose said when asked if he thinks he'll be in the Hall of Fame someday. "Sure, I don't know if I'm going to live to see it. Someone...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Pete Rose on Hall: ‘I will get in, may not be alive to see it’

Rose hopes to tip his cap in CooperstownCredit: David Kohl / AP In light of recent transgressions by a generation of PED-using players, suddenly the sins of Pete Rose really don’t seem so bad in context.  Yet the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball seems indifferent toward discussing any sort of relief in his lifetime ban.  Pete Rose himself hasn’t exactly played his cards...
Via Reading Between The Seams
October 16, 2014  |  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

Eddie Vedder: “Put Pete Rose in the Hall of Fame”

Eddie Vedder is a huge baseball fan. True story. The Chicago Cubs fan has led the seventh inning stretch at Wrigley Field countless times…he’s even penned an anthem of sorts for the team. Heck, alongside fellow troubadours Paul Simon and Jack White, the Pearl Jam front man recently took in a Seattle Mariners-Texas Rangers game back in August. So, is it really a shock that, before...
Via Hall of Very Good
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals Fans Watch Game at Pearl Jam Concert

Prior to kicking off their fall tour in Cincinnati Wednesday night, Pearl Jam front man Eddie Vedder held an impromptu jam session and had dinner with former Reds Bronson Arroyo and Sean Casey and even hung out with baseball’s hit king Pete Rose. Thankfully, the Reds fell out of playoff contention sometime in May (this is an estimation…not fact) or fans would have been torn between...
Via Hall of Very Good
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Bronson’s Arroyo’s Pearl Jam ‘Alive’ Cover

Pete Rose. The Mayor, Sean Casey. Bronson Arroyo. ALL the Reds stars of every era!! Am I right? Am I right? OK, maybe it wasn’t exactly the all-time Reds hall of fame. Still, it was a decent gathering of Cincy Red Legs. Eddie and the gang were in town to rock the Queen City. They did…so I’m told by trustworthy sources. And, as you took a look at the participants in the Cincy...
Via Legend of Cecilio Guante
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Pete Rose, former Reds stars hang out with Eddie Vedder

It’s gotta be one of the more random assortment of people hanging out with each other, right? Monday, Pearl Jam front man Eddie Vedder (who was in the Queen City to kick off Pearl Jam’s U.S. tour), baseball’s hit king Pete Rose and former Cincinnati Reds stars Sean Casey and Bronson Arroyo held court at the Green Diamond Gallery. The private, members-only club houses a collection...
Via Hall of Very Good
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Pete Rose Gets Tanked

And just like that…Pete Rose is seemingly everywhere. Friday night, baseball’s hit king appeared on an episode of “Tanked” over on Animal Planet.  Turns out, Rose is friends with the show’s patriarch Irwin “The Colonel” Raymer. “Irwin and I always had two things in common,” Rose said during the show. “We love sports and we love aquariums. I want a fish tank.”...
Via Hall of Very Good
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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