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Sunday, August 2, 2015

Articles tagged: Pete Rose

Pete Rose makes gambling joke when asked about Hall of Fame chances

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

Tommy Lasorda blasts Pete Rose for betting on baseball

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

Ray Fosse: My body still hurts from Pete Rose collision

One of the most controversial moments in MLB All-Star Game history came in 1970 when Pete Rose barreled into catcher Ray Fosse to score the winning run for the NL in Cincinnati. 45 years later, Fosse says his body still hurts from the collision. “My body hurts. My shoulder still hurts,” Fosse told the AP….Read More

Pete Rose bet on baseball as a player, according to new documents

In 2005, MLB legend Pete Rose finally admitted that he gambled on baseball games. However, he insisted he only bet on games as a manager and never a player. According to new documents that were uncovered in an ESPN Outside the Lines report, Rose was lying. Copies from pages of a notebook that was seized…Read More

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s role in ‘Airplane!’ was written for Pete Rose

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is well known for his acting roles outside of his Hall of Fame basketball career, and one of his most notable gigs was playing Murdock in the classic comedy “Airplane!” Though Kareem is tied to the movie, he actually wasn’t the athlete the film’s creators initially had in mind for the role. In…Read More

Rob Manfred: Pete Rose will be part of All-Star Game

Could Major League Baseball be in the early stages of lifting the lifetime ban from baseball that was imposed against Pete Rose more than 25 years ago? The All-Star Game this summer could be a start. On Thursday, new MLB commissioner Rob Manfred confirmed that Rose will be allowed to take part in some of…Read More

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