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

    Aug 13, 2013, 12:30 PM EDT

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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…

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

    Aug 12, 2013, 1:20 PM EDT

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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…

  3. The Pete Rose rehabilitation begins, as scheduled

    Jul 29, 2013, 11:06 AM EDT

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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…

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

    Jul 26, 2013, 11:32 AM EDT

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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…

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

    Jul 18, 2013, 11:00 AM EDT

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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…

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

    Apr 5, 2013, 2:17 PM EDT

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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…

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

    Mar 14, 2013, 12:10 PM EDT


    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.

  8. Wanna buy Pete Rose’s corked bat?

    Feb 22, 2013, 10:00 AM EDT

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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…

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

    Feb 21, 2013, 11:19 AM EDT


    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…

  10. Topps baseball cards refuse to mention Pete Rose

    Feb 13, 2013, 11:19 AM EDT


    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…

  11. Pete Rose is having a bad day

    Jan 30, 2013, 4:22 PM EDT

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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…

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

    Jan 23, 2013, 8:58 PM EDT

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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…

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

    Jan 17, 2013, 11:33 AM EDT

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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…

  14. Pete Rose’s new reality show is exactly what you’d expect

    Jan 14, 2013, 1:18 PM EDT


    Jeff Kent was on “Survivor” this season and I recapped every episode until he got voted off the island, but I just couldn’t bring myself to recap the new Pete Rose reality show that premiered on TLC last night. Luckily (or feel free to choose another word) Will Leitch of Sports on Earth made the…

  15. Pete Rose sounded almost reasonable on Fox News yesterday

    Jan 10, 2013, 12:30 PM EDT

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    And not just compared to the silly people who surrounded him!  Here are the Hit King’s comments when asked by Gretta Van Susteren his thoughts about still not being in the Hall of Fame: ROSE: Well, I’m on the ineligible list. I’ve never been on list to receive any votes. And I must tell you…

  16. Hall of Fame voter continues to write in Pete Rose because, um, it’s cold in April

    Dec 27, 2012, 9:30 AM EDT

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    Really, that pretty much sums up this guy’s Hall of Fame column. Despite Pete Rose being ineligible and absent from the Hall of Fame ballot, Marc Maturo of the Rockland County Times — who has a Hall of Fame vote despite the fact he hasn’t covered baseball for 27 years — writes in Pete Rose’s…

  17. Pete Rose’s new TLC reality show starts in January

    Dec 11, 2012, 3:20 PM EDT


    I wrote back in July about Pete Rose getting his own reality show on TLC and now Jon Weisman of Variety has the details for what will be called “Hits and Mrs.” You know, because Pete Rose is the all-time leader in hits and his four-decades younger fiance Kiana Kim will apparently be a big…

  18. Pete Rose banishment document fails to reach reserve price at auction on Saturday night

    Nov 18, 2012, 5:29 PM EDT

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    ESPN’s Darren Rovell tells this depressing tale: Pete Rose’s copy of the document that banished him from baseball failed to meet its reserve price when the auction closed on Saturday night. The document, signed by “Peter Edward Rose,” as well as by then commissioner A. Bart Giamatti and deputy commissioner Fay Vincent, received bids up…

  19. Wanna buy Pete Rose’s personal copy of the document banning him from baseball?

    Oct 9, 2012, 5:40 PM EDT

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    The document which banned Pete Rose from baseball is up for auction: Now, Rose’s personal copy of the 1989 agreement—the only other original copy belongs to Major League Baseball—is being put up for bid by Goldin Auctions. In addition to Rose’s autograph, the pact features the signatures of Rose’s attorney, Giamatti and Fay Vincent, the…

  20. Pete Rose still believes baseball needs him

    Oct 4, 2012, 11:33 AM EDT

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    The all-time hit leader says stuff like this every six months or so. And it rings a little bit more hollow every time: “I’m going to tell you something right now, whether you believe it or not,” Rose told WFAN’s Steve Somers on Wednesday. “Baseball is a better game if I’m in it. OK? Because…

  21. Pete Rose is getting his own reality television show

    Jul 18, 2012, 12:48 PM EDT


    TLC is giving Pete Rose his own reality show and Entertainment Weekly has the details: With a working title of Pete Rose and Kiana Kim Family Project, the show will follow the 71-year-old Rose and his thirtysomething model fiancée Kiana Kim (who has posed for Playboy) through their daily lives as they try to blend…

  22. Of course you want to see Pete Rose in a one-man show at an Indiana casino

    May 16, 2012, 10:30 AM EDT

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    “Honey, I’ve narrowed down our options for the weekend getaway.” “Let’s hear it, dear.” “Well, we could go to the Caesars Palace Colosseum in Las Vegas and see that big Elton John show, or we could go to that casino in Florence, Indiana and see Pete Rose talk about his life.” “What are we waiting…

  23. MLBPA head: PED users, Pete Rose should be in the Hall of Fame

    Apr 11, 2012, 5:00 PM EDT

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    Michael Weiner spoke to the National Press Club today, and among his comments were his views on the Hall of Fame: he thinks Cooperstown “is for the best baseball players that have ever played,” and that’s regardless of their status as PED cheats or gambling cheats for that matter. He said that PED users should be in,…

  24. Must-click link: An insanely extended interview with Pete Rose

    Nov 23, 2011, 3:10 PM EDT

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    Yahoo!’s Dave Brown took his Answer Man alter ego to Vegas and he talked with Pete Rose … forever.  It was a great interview, though.  Topics ranging from Game 6 of the 2011 World Series vs. Game 6 of the 1975 World Series, gambling, his bannination from baseball and, of course, Milk Duds. Just read…

  25. Pete Rose may be banned, but he advises A-Rod, Joey Votto and Jay Bruce

    Nov 11, 2011, 8:15 AM EDT

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    “Banned.”  You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means: Rose regularly attends games each season in Cincinnati and Philadelphia, two of the places where he played during his 23-year career, and is often introduced to players. “Then they end up texting me all the time,” Rose said. “I…

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