Last week, former major league pitcher Curt Schilling expressed disappointment over how the banned hits king seems to overshadow some of baseball’s biggest moments.
“Oh yeah, definitely,” Dogg said. “Charlie Hustle? I grew up loving Pete Rose. He’s one of the greatest baseball players to ever do it.”
I used to feel sorry for Rose, banned from the very game he blessed. But it blessed him even more. And then he cursed it.
New information should do nothing to your opinion, Rose has always been a liar.
Pete Rose’s Hall-of-Fame-worthy statistics are legitimate. His bets had no bearing on 4,256 hits.
Some defended the all-time hits leader, but many also believe this is the end of the road for the “hit king.”
A bombshell report by ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” could prove to be the final blow to Pete Rose’s petition for reinstatement to Major League Baseball. But it won’t end the debate.
ESPN says it obtained a notebook that shows Pete Rose bet on Cincinnati Reds games during his last season as an active player in 1986.
Speaking with WFAN co-hosts Boomer Esiason and Craig Carton, the commish explained that having the DH in the American League — but not in the National — is in fact healthy for the game.
The New York Times recently ran a revealing piece on Pete Rose. The all-time hits leader is creeping back into baseball through the back door — the media. He’s part of a three-headed think tank on Fox Sports 1.
Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says Pete Rose will play some role during this summer’s All-Star Game in Cincinnati.
The career hits leader, who agreed to a lifetime ban from the sport 26 years ago, has been hired by Fox as a guest studio analyst.
“I am satisfied that the New York Mets have a very strong desire to be successful on the field, and that they’re making decisions directed at being successful on the field.”
Those on each side think they are the universal arbiters of right and wrong, of course. But maybe it’s time — for once — to listen to fans, as they have the least to lose from the situation.
If Rose is given a second chance under the league’s new administration, former commissioner Fay Vincent believes baseball’s disgraced hits king will still be shut out of Cooperstown — forever.