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.” ...
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Is Pete Rose one step closer to being reinstated? Will be guest analyst for Fox on MLB

Fox Sports announced Saturday that it has hired Pete Rose to be a guest analyst for its studio coverage of Major League Baseball on Fox and Fox Sports 1.  According to Ken Rosenthal’s story on, the network didn’t need the approval of MLB to hire Rose. However, Fox said Commissioner Rob Manfred was aware that it was auditioning him for the role. “As a courtesy...
Via Sherman Report
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Fox hires Pete Rose as special guest analyst

NEW YORK (AP) Pete Rose is getting closer to the game as he awaits a ruling on his reinstatement request. Fox Sports said Saturday that it was hiring the career hits leader as a special guest analyst. Rose agreed to the lifetime ban in August 1989 after a Major League Baseball investigation concluded he bet on the Reds to win while managing the team. Shortly after new Commissioner...
Via AP on Fox
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Pete Rose Joins Fox Sports as MLB Analyst

In an eye-opening move, Fox Sports has hired Pete Rose as an MLB analyst. Rose will join FOX and Fox Sports 1 as an analyst for the MLB on FOX pregame show as well as Fox Sports 1 studio shows Fox Sports Live, America’s Pregame and MLB Whiparound. The news was announced not by press [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
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Pete Rose is joining Fox Sports

Fox Sports hired Raul Ibanez and Dontrelle Willis to join their MLB studio coverage this season, but their newest hire is surely going to create much more buzz and raise many more eyebrows – Pete Rose is joining Fox Sports as an analyst. Hiring the 74-year old Rose to appear on their pre and post-game coverage, America’s Pregame, Fox Sports Live, and MLB Whiparound is certainly...
Via Awful Announcing
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7 great Pete Rose moments that have nothing to do with gambling

It should be easier to find fantastic Pete Rose moments on YouTube that actually have to do with his baseball career. They're there, but you have to wade through countless documentaries, digital shorts, interviews with Rose himself, interviews with MLB figures, media roundtable hot takes and other stuff regarding Rose's lifetime ban for betting on baseball. For a guy who has 4, 256...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Pete Rose Forever, Or Stuff No One Wants To Say Out Loud

And to bet on it as well> While he was great as a player, he wasn't nearly as good as his supporters think.The reason why Rose is known to this day is simple; he has more hits than anyone in MLB history. But the actual positive impact that he had for his team was a lot less useful. When you take in the ridiculously long decline phase where he was one of the worst everyday hitters...
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7 days ago  |  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
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Commissioner Rob Manfred to Reopen the Pete Rose Ban

Former Major League Baseball player Pete Rose looks on during batting practice prior to managing the game for the Bridgeport Bluefish against the Lancaster Barnstormers at The Ballpark at Harbor Yard. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) In 1989, Major League Baseball handed Pete Rose a lifetime ban for violating Rule 21, which prohibits athletes from gambling on any sport. Today...
Via The Sports Journal
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Reds Preview with Chris Sabo’s Goggles

I provided thoughts on some season-preview questions about the Brew Crew for Brian of Reds blog Chris Sabo’s Goggles; check it out here. In return Brian answered some queries I had about the Cincinnati ball club. You can follow Brian on Twitter if you dare at @Goggles17. In between exclamatory praise for Ryan Braun, here’s what Brian had to say about the Reds. -NM *** TBB:...
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Pedro Martinez: Rose should be allowed in Hall of Fame

Pedro Martinez will be enshrined into the Baseball Hall of Fame this summer. He’d like for Charlie Hustle to join him in Cooperstown.   Martinez, who was just hired as an analyst for MLB Network, said Wednesday he thinks Pete Rose should be allowed into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Rose, of course, has been banned from Major League Baseball since 1989 for betting on games. ...
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Pete Rose, and HOF eligibility: A Tribe Fan’s Perspective

Oh, no doubt. It was entirely predictable. It was just a matter of time until momentum began to build, in earnest. Public sentiment for Major League Baseball to restore Hall of Fame eligibility to Pete Rose was bound to reach the tipping point at which we find ourselves today. After all, we are a forgiving culture. It’s a trait related to our Christian tradition. If offending parties...
Via Waiting For Next Year
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Fay Vincent: Pete Rose lifetime ban should not be lifted

Former baseball commissioner Fay Vincent and John Dowd, author of the report that led to Pete Rose's agreement to be banned from baseball, appeared with WFAN's Ed Randall this weekend. Neither want new MLB commish Rob Manfred to lift Rose's lifetime ban and both believe Rose has no chance of being elected to the hall of fame in any case to boot.Hey MLB? 'Lifetime' = lifetime. Follow...
Via Bob's Blitz
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MLBPA head Tony Clark says he'd like Rose to be reinstated

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) The head of the Major League Baseball Players Association says he'd ''love'' to see Pete Rose reinstated. Former All-Star first baseman Tony Clark made the remarks to reporters at spring training Tuesday, a day after new commissioner Rob Manfred said he had received an application from Rose. Baseball's career hits leader agreed to a lifetime ban in 1989 following...
Via AP on Fox
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Farrell Favors Putting Pete Rose In Hall Of Fame

(Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)Red Sox manager John Farrell weighed in on the renewed Pete Rose controversy today. New MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred has stated that he will 'consider' re-instating Rose from his 'lifetime' ban for gambling on baseball while manager of the Reds. Said Farrell, "From my standpoint, there's an integrity of the game element that has got to be upheld. But...
Via FenwayNation
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Will MLB Reinstate Pete Rose?

By Michael Weber. For over 22 years Pete Rose has been on been listed as “permanently ineligible” to take part in any major league baseball activity.   While Rose agreed to permanent ineligibility from baseball in 1989 amid accusations that he gambled on games as a player and manager, many sports enthusiasts, and Rose himself, feel the time has come for reinstatement.  Freshman...
Via Beyond The Spread
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

It’s Time to Give Pete Rose Credit Where Credit Is Due

It’s been 25 years since Pete Rose was banned from baseball. Now, with a new commissioner Rob Manfred at the helm, Rose has made a formal request to be reinstated. “I want to make sure I understand all of the details of the Dowd Report and Commissioner [Bart] Giamatti’s decision and the agreement that was ultimately reached,” Manfred said to the press in Arizona on Monday...
Via Baseball Essential
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Pete Rose Formally Asks To Have Lifetime Ban Lifted

Pete Rose has made a formal request to be reinstated to Major League Baseball, and new commissioner Rob Manfred agreed to meet with Rose and hear him out. “I want to make sure I understand all of the details of the Dowd Report and Commissioner Bart Giamatti’s decision and the agreement that was ultimately reached,” Manfred said Monday morning, via ESPN. “I want to hear...
Via Mets Merized Online
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Pete Rose submits request to new commish to end lifetime ban

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Pete Rose has submitted a new request to be reinstated to baseball. Rose agreed to the lifetime ban in August 1989 following an investigation for Major League Baseball by outside lawyer John Dowd that concluded the career hits leader bet on the Reds to win while managing the team. Rose applied for reinstatement in September 1997 and met in November 2002 with...
Via AP on Fox
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Pete Rose has made a formal request to be reinstated to MLB

Pete Rose has made a formal request to be reinstated to MLB. “I do have a formal request from Pete. I will be in communications with his representatives,” [MLB commissioner Rob] Manfred told reporters. “I’m prepared to deal with that request on its merits.”And we couldn't care much less.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Pete Rose requests baseball reinstatement

View image | All-time Major League Baseball hits leader Pete Rose has filed for reinstatement to baseball. Rob Manfred, the newly appointed commissioner of the league, spoke out on the subject Monday afternoon. "I do have a formal request from Pete. What I intend to do is be in...
Via Philliedelphia
March 16, 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

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
February 21, 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

Pete Rose to Sammy Sosa: Come Clean

Pete Rose thinks that it’s time for Sammy Sosa to come clean. Rose was a guest on the Kap & Haugh Show this past Tuesday and one of the topics of discussion was Sammy Sosa and steroids use. Rose and Sosa share a similar history. They were Hall of Fame shoe-ins at one time, but their various transgressions have prevented them from receiving the golden ticket to be immortalized...
Via Sports Mockery
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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