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Pete Rose (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Kallas: If Giamatti Would Have Let Rose In The Hall, Why Wouldn’t Manfred?

If Bart Giamatti was OK with it, then it should be OK with Fay Vincent. And Bud Selig. And, soon, Rob Manfred. We’ll see what, if anything, happens in the near future.

08/22/2014

Pete Rose with Boomer Esiason and Craig Carton on July 14, 2014. (Photo by Al Dukes/WFAN)

Pete Rose On WFAN: Voting In PED-Tainted Players Would Help My Cause

Rose wants MLB to give him a second chance. And he thinks he’d have a better shot at reinstatement if Hall of Fame voters can find it in themselves to induct a tainted slugger or two.

07/14/2014

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The 5 Dirtiest Plays in Baseball History

Check out our list of the 5 dirtiest plays in baseball history.

06/27/2014

CLEVELAND - JUNE 2: Chris Webber #84 of the Detroit Pistons looks on in Game Six of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers during the 2007 NBA Playoffs at the Quicken Loans Arena on June 2, 2007 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Cavs won 98-82.

Top 5 Athletes Who Deserve To Be In The Hall Of Fame

They have the stats, they have the titles, they have the accolades — yet something stupid keeps them on the outside. It’s time to change that, because we said so.

06/19/2014

Former Major League Baseball player Pete Rose looks on from the first-base coaches box while managing the game for the Bridgeport Bluefish against the Lancaster Barnstormers at The Ballpark at Harbor Yard on June 16, 2014 in Bridgeport, Connecticut. (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Pete Rose: ‘If I’m Ever Reinstated, I Won’t Need A Third Chance’

The 73-year-old served as guest skipper for the Bluefish of the independent Atlantic League during their 2-0 win over the Lancaster (Pennsylvania) Barnstormers.

06/17/2014

Pete Rose (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Pete Rose To Manage Bridgeport Bluefish On June 16

Exiled baseball legend Pete Rose is returning to the bench in Connecticut — for one game only.

06/07/2014

Pete Rose in 1989 (Photo by Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images)

Rick Wolff: How I Was Hustled By Charlie Hustle

The year was 1989, and I was serving as the editor on Pete Rose’s forthcoming autobiography. But then, as the the manuscript was coming into final form, he was accused of gambling on games.

03/11/2014

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones (credit: Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Top 10 Sports Figures Who Should Have Kept Their Mouths Shut In 2013

As 2013 draws to a close, let’s take a look back at the top 10 figures in the sporting world who would have been far better off avoiding Twitter, taking the high road, or playing the quiet game

12/24/2013

Chase Utley of the Philadelphia Phillies is tagged out during a home-plate collision with Dioner Navarro of the Chicago Cubs at Citizens Bank Park on August 7, 2013. (Photo by Brian Garfinkel/Getty Images)

Yer Out! MLB Plans To Ban Home Plate Collisions

Major League Baseball said Wednesday it intends to eliminate home plate collisions by 2015 at the latest. Not everyone is pleased.

12/12/2013

David Ross #3 of the Boston Red Sox is out at home by Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers in the second inning of Game 5 of the American League Championship Series. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Pete Rose Slams MLB’s Decision To Eliminate Home Plate Collisions

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson, chairman of the rules committee, made the announcement Wednesday at the winter meetings. Player safety and concern over concussions were major factors in the decision.

12/11/2013

Ichiro Suzuki #31 of the New York Yankees acknowledges fans after his 4,000th career hit.  (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Ichiro Joins Rare Company, Reaches Incredible Feat With 4,000th Hit

Suzuki’s teammates streamed out of the dugout and surrounded him at first base, Curtis Granderson giving him the first hug. A grinning Suzuki then faced the cheering fans and bowed, doffing his helmet.

08/22/2013

Pete Rose (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Pete Rose: I Should Have Picked Alcohol, Drugs Or Beating My Wife

“And to be honest with you, I picked the wrong vice,” Rose said. “I should have picked alcohol. I should have picked drugs or I should have picked beating up my wife or girlfriend because if you do those three, you get a second chance.”

08/12/2013

Pete Rose (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Pete Rose On A-Rod, PED Bans: Admit It And Be Forgiven

Pete Rose admitted in 2004 to betting on baseball after nearly 15 years of denials. He says players wrapped up in scandal shouldn’t follow his lead.

08/07/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

A-Rod’s Rise And Fall Is Water-Cooler Discussion Across America

Monday’s decision by baseball Commissioner Bud Selig will define A-Rod’s career, overshadowing his 647 home runs.

08/03/2013

Pete Rose (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

A-Rod Awaits MLB’s Verdict, Pete Rose Keeps Waiting For Second Chance

“It’s like I’m Al Capone or something,” Rose said. “But guys are starting to come back to my side now because they see what is happening in baseball. Guys are doing things that alter records and they get 65 games. I got 24 years.”

08/03/2013

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