As expected, Pete Rose received a very enthusiastic ovation from the hometown fans in Cincinnati when he took the field before the All-Star Game on Tuesday night. Rose was selected by the fans as one of the Reds’ “Franchise Four” during pregame festivities, and MLB commissioner Rob Manfred was willing to allow him to take...Read More
No matter what the rest of Major League Baseball might think of him, the Cincinnati Reds faithful still have mad respect for Pete Rose. The 74-year-old Rose, one of the most divisive figures in baseball history thanks to his gambling controversies, was honored at Tuesday’s All-Star Game in Cincinnati as a part of MLB’s “Franchise...Read More
Major League Baseball will take a break from games for a few days this week to celebrate its all-stars in Cincinnati. The Ohio city is, of course, home to the Reds, the team Pete Rose spent 19 seasons playing for. It has been confirmed Rose will be at Tuesday’s All-Star game and on the field...Read More
Almost 30 years after the fact, and a new report surrounding the Pete Rose gambling scandal of the mid 1980’s is starting to come to light. ESPN’s Outside the Lines is claiming that it has acquired “previously undisclosed evidence” that Rose bet on games that he played in during the 1986 season. BREAKING: @OTLonESPN obtains previously undisclosed evidence that Pete Rose...
For years, Pete Rose denied betting on baseball. Then he changed his story, and claimed to only have bet on baseball as a manager. Now, new evidence obtained by ESPN’s Outside the Lines seemingly disproves that line of thinking and proves that Rose bet on baseball while he was playing. OTL obtained pages from a notebook that was taken from an associate of Rose’s during a raid...
Pete Rose’s bid for baseball reinstatement might have just hit a major snag. ESPN’s “Outside The Lines” obtained documents and released a report Monday claiming Rose bet on baseball games as a player in 1986. Previously, Rose insisted that he only bet on games as a manager, which ultimately led to a lifetime suspension from baseball. In recent years, Rose has petitioned...
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...
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 CBSSports.com. 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...
Pete Rose believes he will eventually be elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, even if it’s posthumously. Rose did an interview with Lee Cowan of “CBS This Morning” that will air on Sunday morning and said he believes he will get in at some point. “Yes, sure,” Rose said when questioned by Cowan about...Read More
Pete Rose is starring in a new Sketchers commercial, with plenty of tongue in cheek references about “the hall”. From the moment the commercial begins, you know exactly what’s going on, but that doesn’t make it any less effective. Sure…the hall in Rose’s home. That’s exactly what we’re talking about here. Clever commercial, but it’s a little too on the nose for...
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