Mets Card of the Week: 1971 Bud Harrelson

1971 MILK DUDS BUD HARRELSON We children of the ’70s needed to have something on which to spend our hard-earned dimes when it was not baseball-card season. My personal choice was to visit the local Ha-Cha and Park Island stationery stores and load up on my favorite candies: Bazooka Big Buddy, Spree (the smaller tablets in a paper package), Razzles (because through some order of...
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Odds Pete Rose Reinstated Released

It’s only been a few days since Rob Manfred was named Major League Baseball’s tenth commissioner, but, naturally, people are already wondering what a new man in the bosses chair might mean to America’s Pastime once he assumes control in January. And according to the Cincinnati Enquirer, folks are dropping money on what changes (if any) his regime would usher in. Among the subjects...
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Odds are you can bet on if Pete Rose will be reinstated

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Pete Rose, PED’s & The Hall of Fame

Players being banned from baseball or suspended for life has come to light again since the Biogenesis scandal had become widely publicized.  Which once again raises the question if these players who get caught cheating the game should be exiled from Major League Baseball.  Then that stirs up the Pete Rose controversy.   Rose was The post Pete Rose, PED’s & The Hall of Fame...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Indy Ball Weekly Perspective: Pete Rose Night set for September 2

Welcome to the latest edition of the Indy Ball Weekly Perspective Pete Rose is back in the game. According to a Frontier League press release, Tuesday, September 2, 2014 is Pete Rose Night. He will coach first base for the Florence Freedom, and his #14 will be retired. Rose will be forever known as the guy who bet on baseball. He is the MLB all-time leader in hits with 4,256 over...
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Pete Rose to coach Florence Freedom

Pete Rose will coach first base for the Florence Freedom on Tuesday, Sept. 2. The Freedom will also retire Rose's No. 14 during the game that evening. First pitch is set for 6:35 p.m. against the River City Rascals with gates opening at 5:35. Rose will throw out the ceremonial first pitch and the Freedom will retire his jersey in a special on-field ceremony during the seventh...
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Pete Rose to Finally Get Jersey Retired

So...did the headline suck you in?Yes, Pete Rose really is going to have his jersey retired. But not by the Cincinnati Reds, Philadelphia Phillies or any other Major League Baseball team....yet.No, the 73-year old Rose will see his #14 Jersey retired by none other than the Florence Freedom on September 2nd.Yes, the Florence Freedom of the Frontier League. (Single A--Independant)Did...
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Pete Rose to serve as coach for Florence Freedom

For the second time this summer, all-time hit king Pete Rose is scheduled to suit up and serve as a coach in a professional baseball game.The Florence Freedom of the independent Frontier League have announced plans to honor the Cincinnati native on Tuesday, Sept. 2 by retiring his No. 14 and allowing him to coach first base. The retiring of his jersey number will come during a special...
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Pete Rose Autographed Underwear For Fan In Cooperstown

  You have to appreciate the hustle from Pete Rose on the autograph circuit. The guy never fails to show up in Cooperstown...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Rocker raffles night of drinking with him in Cooperstown

Hall of Fame weekend brings out a ton of former big leaguers.  From Hall of Famers to Pete Rose…it’s a veritable smorgasbord of All-Stars from years past. This year, however, is a little different.  Probably thinking there’s a way to cash in on the glut of Atlanta Braves fans making the trip north…there’s also John Rocker.  And, sure, it’d be easy to suspect that Rocker...
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Hall of Fame 2014: Another Year Without Rose

Here we are, another Hall of Fame weekend, and once again the all time hit king Pete Rose will once again be absent. Still serving a life time ban for gambling on the game of baseball, Rose will be on the outside looking in. Whether or not he should be in the position he is in, is up for debate. I fully understand that he broke baseball’s longest standing rule, you do not bet...
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28 Years Ago Today: Ray Knight Punches Eric Davis; Mets & Reds Brawl

In a year full of brawls and wins, one of the most famous that included both for the 1986 Mets happened 28 years ago today in Cincinnati. With the game in extra innings, Eric Davis’ slide into third base and pop up off the bag way a little too close to Ray Knight and Knight, the former boxer, let Davis know he wasn’t too happy about it. It led to this…. Click here to view the...
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Today in History: The First And Only Pete Rose Grand Slam

On July 18, 1964, Cinncinati Reds Hall of Famer Pete Rose hit his career’s only grand slam in a 14-4 home victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. Rose’s grand slam was hit off a pitch thrown by Dallas Green in the fifth inning. John Tsitouris, Steve Boros and Leo Cardenas were the lucky ones on base when Rose came up to bat.  Green came in to relieve Ray Culp, who took the...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Dear Bud Selig and MLB: It’s Time for Pete Rose

Dear Mr. Selig, It’s time. It’s time to put Pete Rose in the Hall of Fame. It’s time for the All-Time hits leader to be recognized as such in a museum devoted to recording the best baseball has to offer. What do I say to my son when we go to the Hall of Fame and he asks me “Daddy, who’s the All-Time hits leader and why don’t I see his plaque?” Pete Rose bet on baseball...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Pete Rose Absolutely Kills It on Radio Show

Someone get this guy a podcast.  Now. Earlier this week, on the eve of the Major League All-Star Game, Pete Rose was in New York and stopped by “The Opie and Anthony Show” and, believe it or not…it didn’t take long to get into the Hall of Fame chatter. “Where you at with the Hall of Fame these days?” Rose was asked nearly right out the gate. “It’s in Cooperstown...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Selig: Pete Rose might have role in 2015 All-Star Game

With the book closed on the 2014 All-Star Game, folks in Cincinnati are already gearing up for the next one in 2015, which will be played inside the cozy corridors of Great American Ball Park.Of course, what would a Cincinnati Midsummer Classic be without the presence of baseball's all-time hit king and hometown hero, Pete Rose? Considering Rose's lifetime ban from baseball...
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Rose: A-Rod needs to be told how good he is on 'daily basis'

The always-animated Pete Rose did not disappoint in an interview that aired on Late Night with Seth Meyers Monday. Meyers broached a number of subjects with the Reds great, including Rose's day managing an Independent League team, who he sees as the best baseball player of all-time and his thoughts on the state of the game today. On embattled New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez,...
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Pete Rose May Be Involved In 2015 MLB All-Star Game

It has been 25 years since Pete Rose got a lifetime ban from Major League Baseball for gambling. With the 2015 All-Star Ga…
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

All-Star Fosse’s Collision Still a Hot Topic after 44 Years

For Cincinnati Reds fans, the 1970 All-Star Game is probably a source of pride.  For Cleveland Indians fans, the game is a source of bitter feelings. The 1970 Mid-Summer Classic was played at Riverfront Stadium in Cincinnati and was the host of one of baseball’s most memorable moments.  After the National League had staged a three-run, ninth inning comeback to send the game into...
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

PETE still sees world through ROSE colored glasses

The tragic life of Peter Edward Rose continues to unfold in front of baseball fans both young and old. The sport’s All-Time Hits Leader is still looking for a way to return to the game where he made, and then tarnished his name. One of his patented methods, convince Major League Baseball that his sin was not a bad as those players who used performance-enhancing drugs. The annual...
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Pete Rose Talks About Joe DiMaggio’s Penis During Hilarious Interview With Opie & Jim Norton

Pete Rose gave an incredible interview on the Opie & Jim Norton Show on Tuesday. The all-world baseball player displayed that he has quite the sharp wit when he opened the interview by asking Opie, “Where’s your ex-partner? Working with Donald Sterling?” Referring to Anthony Cumia who was the former host of the Opie & Anthony Show before being fired for a Twitter rant...
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Selig says Rose could play All-Star role in 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Pete Rose may have a role to play in next year's All-Star game in Cincinnati despite his lifetime ban from baseball. The career hits leader generally is not allowed in any areas of major league ballparks not open to fans. But the former Reds star was allowed to participate in baseball's All-Century team ceremony at Atlanta's Turner Field during the...
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July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Saberhagen remains adamant that Rose should be in Hall of Fame

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Bret Saberhagen hasn't changed his mind. It's a travesty, the former Royals great believes, that baseball's all-time hits leader, Pete Rose, isn't in the Hall of Fame. In 2006, when Saberhagen was entering his first year of Hall of Fame eligibility, he felt so strongly about the issue that he told me that if somehow he would be voted into the Hall...
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July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Pete Rose wants PED users in Hall Of Fame

If you can’t beat them join them, the new motto for Pete Rose. Notoriously known as opposed to PED users in baseball and slamming the Steroid Era, Rose now hopes that PED users make it into Baseball’s Hall Of Fame. Appearing on the “Boomer & Carton” show on WFAN in New York, Rose said the […]
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July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Pete Rose: ‘Never thought Jeter had a chance’ to break my record

Pete Rose knew Derek Jeter turns 40 on Thursday, which matches everything I’ve heard about baseball’s exiled Hit King. Even at 73, with the 25th anniversary of his lifetime suspension from Major League Baseball arriving in August, the non-Hall of Famer possesses the sharpest eye, the finest attention to detail, for the game that made him both famous and infamous. So even though...
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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