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Sunday, November 29, 2015

Articles tagged: Pete Rose

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

Pete Rose screwed up his reinstatement plan from Bud Selig

Pete Rose had a reinstatement plan set up for him by MLB Commissioner Bud Selig, but a book he put out in March derailed those plans, so says Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt. Schmidt, who has lobbied for his former teammate many times in the past, wrote a column for the Associated Press Sunday in…Read More

Bud Selig: I have five months to think about Pete Rose

Will Bud Selig’s last act as MLB commissioner be to reinstate Pete Rose, the same person who was banished from baseball for life in 1989 after it was found he gambled on the game while managing? Selig was in Cincinnati on Friday and knew the question would come up. Bud Light said he still has…Read More

Pete Rose apologizes for wrong vice comment

Pete Rose made some powerful remarks earlier this week about his lifetime ban from baseball, saying he should have picked alcohol, drugs, or beating up his wife as a vice instead of gambling on games. The point the Cincinnati Reds legend was trying to make is that players who are guilty of that type of…Read More

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