PETE ROSE NEWS

Rose's role still to be determined

  Pete Rose will be at the All-Star game and will likely be honored or recognized at some point, but exactly how it all shakes out is still a matter of mystery. “We're in conversations with the Reds about the specifics of his involvement at the All-Star Game and it relates to Pete's employment, where he's committed, what he's going to be available for," baseball Commissioner Rob...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

‘Baseball as It Was’ Episode #24: Jeff Katz

From the Dave Winfield sweepstakes to Fernandomania, Pete Rose’s National League hit record to the comeback Dodgers capturing the World Series, the 1981 season — and the winter that preceded it — wasn’t lacking for storylines.But the biggest news was about the games that weren’t played.A players’ strike in June caused a rupture in the schedule, in addition to the obvious...
Via Baseball Essential
1 day ago  |  Discuss

For Sale: Dead Commissioner’s Autograph

A. Bartlett Giamatti died September 1, 1989…just eight days after banishing Pete Rose for life. The next year, the Topps Company celebrated the life of Major League Baseball’s seventh commissioner with a card celebrating his brief legacy. And up until recently…you could have owned an autographed copy of it. Wait…what? A. Bartlett Giamatti signed his 1990 @toppscards AFTER...
Via Hall of Very Good
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Catcher won't get bowled over in Cincinnati All-Star Game

CINCINNATI (AP) One of the most famous All-Star endings won't be repeated when the game returns to Cincinnati this summer. Cincinnati's Pete Rose bowled over Cleveland's Ray Fosse to end the 1970 All-Star Game at Riverfront Stadium. Fosse suffered a significant shoulder injury that curtailed his career. Major League Baseball has tried to eliminate those home plate collisions the...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Pete Rose: “Nobody Can Beat My Record”

Pete Rose has never lacked confidence. During his debut on FOX Sports, baseball’s hit king was open with his thoughts on Alex Rodriguez, his favorite hitter in the game (Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera) and, naturally, whether or not his all-time hits record will ever be broken. His response was to be expected. “No, I don’t want (the record) to be broken,” Rose told...
Via Hall of Very Good
11 days ago  |  Discuss

10 Most Impactful Suspensions in Sports History

The four-game suspension that the NFL handed down to New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady for his alleged role in Deflategate really got us thinking. Could this suspension go down as one of the most impactful in the history of professional sports in North America? While there’s way too much to be decided there, we figured it would be interesting to look at some suspensions...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Pete Rose entertains, informs in Fox Sports debut

On Monday night, Pete Rose made his TV debut as an analyst for Fox Sports. And while Rose definitely can improve in his role, he also showed that if he wants, he can have a long, successful future in television. Rose appeared on three different Fox programs on Monday – America’s Pregame, MLB Whiparound, and Fox Sports Live. He seemed most natural on Whiparound with Chris Myers...
Via Awful Announcing
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Paulina Gretzky Warming Up, Tony Romo at Grocery & Barry Gets Into Hall

Hiring Pete Rose was a brilliant move by Fox Sports 1 So you have Twitter/blogger hipsters like Erik who couldn’t wait to bag on Fox Sports 1 for hiring Pete Rose to be an analyst for a new pregame/in-game show. Take away Pete Rose and the same Twitter/blogger guys would bag on FS1 for being boring and predictable. Pete Rose was great last night in his FS1 debut. He was raw...
Via Busted Coverage
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Pete Rose's first day on FS1: I'll 'die' as hit king, 'losing sucks' and other gems

Pete Rose came in Monday for his first day of work as a baseball analyst for FOX Sports 1, and it didn't take long for the MLB legend to leave an impression. Rose sat down with America's Pregame host Mike Hill to discuss, among other things, the Alex Rodriguez saga, his favorite hitters in the game and his legacy as baseball's all-time hits leader. And he didn't mince words about...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

John Daly Guest Bartended At A Chicago Bar After His First Pitch Got Postponed

Last time we saw John, he was slanging merch at a Hooters in Augusta like he’s Pete Rose outside of Cooperstown. Yesterday, he was supposed to throw out the first pitch at the White Sox game. John Daly pic.twitter.com/so26PdlOF7 — Scott Merkin (@scottmerkin) May 9, 2015 More John Daly pic.twitter.com/FgwFaFqqZj — Scott Merkin (@scottmerkin) May 9, 2015 But rain...
Via Busted Coverage
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Pete Rose to Make Fox Sports Debut Monday

Fox Sports newcomer Pete Rose will make his TV debut early next week. Rose will debut as a Fox Sports MLB analyst Monday, appearing on multiple Fox Sports 1 shows. His day will begin with a segment on America’s Pregame, followed by a full hour on MLB Whiparound and a taped segment on Fox Sports [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Pete Rose will make his Fox Sports on-air debut on Monday

Since Pete Rose was hired by Fox Sports, we’ve all been wondering when the Hit King would make his on-air debut with the network. Well, we finally have an answer – Monday. Welcome Hit King! Pete Rose makes his studio debut MONDAY on #APG at 5pET, #WhipAround 7pET & #FSLive 11pET on FS1! pic.twitter.com/QK7CcToikd — FOX Sports: MLB (@MLBONFOX) May 7, 2015   Rose...
Via Awful Announcing
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Pete Rose to make first Fox appearance Monday

NEW YORK (AP) Pete Rose is scheduled to make his first appearance for Fox on Monday on Fox Sports 1. Fox said Thursday he will appear on ''America's Pregame'' during a segment on the show that starts at 5 p.m. EDT, then will be on ''MLB Whiparound'' starting at 7 p.m. and on a taped segment of ''Fox Sports Live'' at 11:05 p.m. Fox announced April 18 that it had hired the career...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

APSE columnist winner Sielski: ‘Greatest advantage is our access’

An excerpt from my Poynter column on Philadelphia Inquirer columnist Mike Sielski, named the top columnist in APSE contest in papers with circulation of 175,000 and over. ******* Sielski’s victory speaks to the importance of access. He seeks to take readers to places they never get to see. Sielski tries to base his perspective by observing his subject, such as a column on Pete...
Via Sherman Report
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Pete Rose to make FOX Sports 1 debut Monday on APG, Whiparound

Pete Rose is set to begin his FOX Sports 1 tenure. The Cincinnati Reds legend and MLB's all-time hit king will make his first appearance on the network Monday when he joins America's Pregame for a segment during the 5 p.m. ET show. The main event is a one-hour edition of MLB Whiparound at 7 p.m. He will also appear in a taped segment that will air on Monday night's FOX Sports Live...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Pete Rose was supposed to play Murdock in ‘Airplane!’

Pete Rose was supposed to play Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's role in ‘Airplane!’ directors David Zucker, Jerry Zucker, and Jim Abrahams revealed in an oral history of the movie written for AV Club. And? Bruce Jenner read for the role of Ted Striker -- which went to Robert HaysDavid Zucker: That was another lucky break that we got, because Kareem himself was not the first choice for that...
Via Bob's Blitz
22 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB will allow Pete Rose to participate in All-Star Game events

Well, since he’s technically a TV personality now, I guess we can go all-in with reporting on Pete Rose. The new Fox MLB analyst will be allowed to participate in July’s All-Star Game festivities in Cincinnati, which Reds owner Bob Castellini stated was his preference earlier this year. This week, I wondered whether or not Rose would be taking one step closer to reinstatement...
Via Awful Announcing
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Rob Manfred: Pete Rose will be part of All-Star Game

Could Major League Baseball be in the early stages of lifting the lifetime ban from baseball that was imposed against Pete Rose more than 25 years ago? The All-Star Game this summer could be a start. On Thursday, new MLB commissioner Rob Manfred confirmed that Rose will be allowed to take part in some of...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Pete Rose Allowed to Participate in MLB All-Star Game Festivities

Pete Rose’s lifetime ban from baseball appears more and more likely now that Rob Manfred has taken over as commissioner. While Bud Selig was staunchly against Rose ever being part of baseball again, Manfred doesn’t seem to be a strongly […]
Via The Kevin Burke Project
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Commissioner: Pete Rose will be allowed to be part of All-Star Game

NEW YORK -- Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says Pete Rose will play some role during this summer's All-Star Game in Cincinnati. Speaking Thursday with the Associated Press Sports Editors, Manfred said he has not determined a timetable to decide on Rose's application to end his lifetime ban from baseball. The ban started in 1989 following an investigation Rose bet...
Via AP on Fox
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Manfred: Rose will be allowed to participate in All-Star Game

NEW YORK (AP) -- Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says Pete Rose will play some role during this summer's All-Star Game in Cincinnati. Speaking Thursday with the Associated Press Sports Editors, Manfred said he has not determined a timetable to decide on Rose's application to end his lifetime ban from baseball. The ban started in 1989 following an investigation Rose...
Via AP on Fox
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Manfred: Rose will be allowed to be part of All-Star Game

NEW YORK (AP) Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says Pete Rose will play some role during this summer's All-Star Game in Cincinnati. Speaking Thursday with the Associated Press Sports Editors, Manfred said he has not determined a timetable to decide on Rose's application to end his lifetime ban from baseball. The ban started in 1989 following an investigation Rose bet...
Via AP on Fox
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeremy Schaap gives strong defense of Fox’s hiring of Pete Rose

On Monday night’s episode of Olbermann, Jeremy Schaap filled in for Keith Olbermann, and dedicated his opening monologue to Fox’s hiring of Pete Rose. Schaap strongly defended the hiring, and came to the same conclusion that most of us have – Rose could be a fantastic analyst for Fox, but could also end up sabotaging the opportunity. Well said. What’s the worst that can...
Via Awful Announcing
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Big Names: Shelley Smith, Pete Rose, Sean Bratches

ESPN reporter Shelley Smith will return from cancer treatment for next week’s NFL Draft. In other news, incoming Fox Sports baseball analyst Pete Rose will make more than two dozen appearances per year, and another ESPN executive is exiting the company. ESPN’s Smith Returns For Draft ESPN reporter Shelley Smith will cover next week’s NFL [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Pete Rose joining Fox brings reinstatement one step closer

This weekend, Fox Sports blew the mind of baseball fans across the country when they hired banned MLB hit king Pete Rose as a studio analyst. While there was some negative feedback for Fox following the hire, many baseball fans were enthused and overjoyed about Fox bringing Rose closer to the game, regardless of how good or bad he’ll end up as an on-air analyst. But Fox...
Via Awful Announcing
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss
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