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  1. Forgiveness for Pete Rose? Not in this lifetime

    Aug 25, 2014, 10:47 AM EST

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    The 25th anniversary of Pete Rose’s banishment – if you can call that an “anniversary” – came and went over the weekend.

  2. Even if he’s reinstated, does Pete Rose make the Hall of Fame?

    Aug 22, 2014, 9:27 AM EST

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    I think he’d have a pretty tough sled, actually.

  3. Pete Rose wants PED users in the Hall of Fame to help his own chances

    Jul 14, 2014, 3:00 PM EST

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    He used to argue that PED users were worse than him. Now he wants them in the Hall of Fame.

  4. Pete Rose: “I’m a firm believer that baseball is a better sport if I’m in it”

    Jul 7, 2014, 11:33 AM EST

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    I feel like a list of “Pete Rose’s Firm Beliefs” would be a pretty fun read. I mean, after “always hit in 16″ I’m not sure what they’d be, but still.

  5. Pete Rose thinks Bud Selig will reinstate him. He may not be crazy.

    Jun 16, 2014, 11:03 AM EST

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    It may not happen, but the optics and politics of a Pete Rose pardon as Bud Selig walks out the door are . . . intriguing.

  6. Pete Rose to manage a team for a single game

    Jun 8, 2014, 10:45 AM EST

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    A good time will be had by all. You can bet on it!

  7. Pete Rose slams Jimmy Rollins for going after a record. PETE ROSE!

    Jun 4, 2014, 4:24 PM EST

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    Takes a record chaser to know a record chaser, dude.

  8. Pete Rose is hitting the church circuit

    Mar 12, 2014, 5:35 PM EST

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    I sorta came to like casino/memorabilia shop Pete Rose. Church Pete Rose is going to take some getting used to: Pete Rose, Major League Baseball’s all-time career hit leader, will return to Philadelphia and appear at Christ’s Church of the Valley on Sunday, March 30, 2014. Rose will appear live and be interviewed by Senior…

  9. Pete Rose continues to be full of it

    Feb 11, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

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    Pete Rose periodically gives interviews in which he says that gambling may be bad, but it’s nowhere near as bad as PEDs are. He has a little rehearsed spiel too, in which he says “ask Babe Ruth, ask Roger Maris, ask Hank Aaron” etc., about how they feel that their records were broken by PED…

  10. Pete Rose upset home plate collisions will be eliminated from Major League Baseball

    Dec 15, 2013, 11:34 AM EST

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    You probably could have predicted this. Via the great Hal McCoy of the Dayton Daily News: A GOOD FRIEND, Mark Fisher of Bloomington, Ind., sent my an e-mail and asked, “What would Pete Rose say about MLB wanting to eliminate collisions at home plate?” That’s a great question, so I called Rose. As you might…

  11. Pete Rose has paid his debt. Let him back into the game

    Nov 13, 2013, 3:07 PM EST

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    Let’s start with something completely different. Pete Rose played almost his entire career in a terrible hitting environment. People rarely talk about this because, well, with Pete Rose, there are always more interesting things to talk about. But it’s true. Rose played for 24 years when pitchers dominated the game. The average run-scoring environment in…

  12. Pete Rose’s misdeeds now considered “small beer”

    Aug 14, 2013, 8:55 AM EST

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    The same people who freak out when you compare PED cheats to spitballers, bat-corkers and amphetamine poppers are increasingly comparing gambling on baseball to PED use and absolving the gamblers. Because that makes sense. Here’s Frank DeFord who, after talking about how great Ichiro Suzuki is and how awesome Cooperstown will be the day he…

  13. Joe Morgan thinks Pete Rose should be in the Hall of Fame

    Aug 13, 2013, 12:30 PM EST

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    You’ll be shocked — shocked! — to hear that Joe Morgan thinks Pete Rose should be in the Hall of Fame. From Bob Nightengale’s latest: “I think if you’re going to allow guys with PEDs on the ballot,” Morgan told USA TODAY Sports, “then we have to allow him to be on the ballot. Let’s…

  14. Pete Rose: “I should have picked alcohol … or I should have picked beating up my wife or girlfriend”

    Aug 12, 2013, 1:20 PM EST

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    Quote of the Day territory from the All Time Hit King. Pete Rose went on a radio show and talked about his lifetime bad for gambling compared to the PED guys’ suspensions for drugs and ballplayers with other vices. He came out here: And to be honest with you, I picked the wrong vice. I…

  15. The Pete Rose rehabilitation begins, as scheduled

    Jul 29, 2013, 11:06 AM EST

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    Last week Pete Rose made a case, however much he soft-peddled it, that given how bad the PED guys are, he should be considered for reinstatement. I predicted at the time that that talking point would come out of induction weekend in Cooperstown. And it did. Here’ Joe Morgan: “Braun has $117 million coming to…

  16. Quote of the Day: Pete Rose on the PED cheaters

    Jul 26, 2013, 11:32 AM EST

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    There are actually a couple of good quotes from Pete Rose in this story from Ted Berg at USA Today. A lengthy one about how, in his view, the PED stuff is bad because it messes with stats and records and that, unlike what he did, what Ryan Braun and the PED cheats have done…

  17. Tim McCarver says that MLB frowns on its broadcasters acknowledging Pete Rose’s existence

    Jul 18, 2013, 11:00 AM EST

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    I missed this in all of the All-Star stuff, but Tim McCarver was on The Dan Patrick Show on Monday and said that Major League Baseball restricts Fox and ESPN (and presumably TBS) from showing video of Pete Rose. Via Awful Announcing, here’s the relevant snippet: This during the same week where we noticed that MLB…

  18. Pete Rose is not a fan of the unwritten rules

    Apr 5, 2013, 2:17 PM EST

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    He’s not a fan of any rules, actually, but those unwritten ones really bug him: On the unwritten rules of baseball: I used to get screwed when we had a seven- or eight-run lead, because I couldn’t bunt for a single or I’m “showing up the opposition.” … Guys that are home run hitters can…

  19. Pete Rose shows off his acting chops in local television ad

    Mar 14, 2013, 12:10 PM EST


    TLC canceled Pete Rose’s reality show after (or perhaps more accurately during) Season 1, so now Rose and his fiancee have moved on to starring in local television ads in Cincinnati: After watching that, try to imagine how many takes were required to get that level of performance.

  20. Wanna buy Pete Rose’s corked bat?

    Feb 22, 2013, 10:00 AM EST

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    Though long rumored, it was three years ago that it was confirmed that Pete Rose used a corked bat during his pursuit of Ty Cobb’s hit record in 1985. That bat is going up for auction if you’re interested. From the description: This bat comes with the letter of authenticity from PSA/DNA, the actual X-ray…

  21. There won’t be a second season of Pete Rose’s reality show

    Feb 21, 2013, 11:19 AM EST


    In the least shocking news of all time, it looks like TLC will not be airing a second season of Pete Rose’s reality show, “Pete Rose: Hits & Mrs.” John Kiesewetter, who writes about television for the Cincinnati Enquirer, notes that TLC aired the final two episodes of the first season on a Sunday morning…

  22. Topps baseball cards refuse to mention Pete Rose

    Feb 13, 2013, 11:19 AM EST


    This year’s Topps baseball cards include “career chase” notes on the back that list how far players are away from various statistical records. For instance, on the back of Mets reliever Bobby Parnell‘s card it says: “With 249 games pitched, Parnell is 1,003 away from Jesse Orosco’s all-time record of 1,252.” However, Rob Harris of…

  23. Pete Rose is having a bad day

    Jan 30, 2013, 4:22 PM EST

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    My pick for the world’s best mixed martial arts writer, Ariel Helwani of, just tweeted this while in Las Vegas for UFC 156 on Saturday: Just saw Pete Rose sitting alone at an autograph table with employees begging us to come into their store to take a pic. Made me sad. — Ariel Helwani…

  24. Bud Selig declines comment on potential involvement of Pete Rose in 2015 All-Star Game

    Jan 23, 2013, 8:58 PM EST

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    John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer has the story: The biggest All-Star moment in Cincinnati history was Pete Rose barreling over Ray Fosse to end the 1970 game at Riverfront Stadium. Will Rose be allowed to participate in the 2015 ceremonies when Cincinnati hosts? “I’m not going to comment on that today,” commissioner Bud Selig…

  25. Pete Rose, Lance Armstrong and an obligatory mention of Manti Te’o

    Jan 17, 2013, 11:33 AM EST

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    I’m sure you wanted to know what Pete Rose thinks of the Lance Armstrong situation. Thankfully, he was on Today Show this morning and was asked about it: No word on his views of Manti Te’o. Speaking of Armstrong, Rose and Te’o, it’s probably a good time to think hard about why our sports media…

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