Pete

The Records Fall

Sometime this week, or maybe the next, Ichiro Suzuki of the Miami Marlins will break Pete Rose’s hallowed record for most career hits. Before you get excited, there are caveats to that, of course. Ich... Read More...

A win for Reds fans

The announcement that Pete Rose would be inducted into the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame came out of nowhere. It makes sense. It's the right thing to do. And it was led by Reds Owner Bob Castellini. Castellini ... Read More...

Pete Rose, “Radio Star”

Although Pete Rose was banned from baseball, he wasn’t banned from talking about it, and in 1990 he talked about it a lot on the radio.  From the press release as reported by UPI  “Cincin... Read More...
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This day in Reds history

Our friend Chris Jaffe notes several items that occurred on this day in Reds history. First: Ten years ago today, it was not a fun day to be Jason LaRue. For at least one inning, it was a flatly miserable time... Read More...
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Chasing Barry

For thirty plus years I’ve lived in the state of New York, but never once considered visiting the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown.  My reasoning was so simplistic, a child could scrawl it out in ... Read More...
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This is not going to end well

I have a bad feeling about this: Major League Baseball’s all-time hit leader is hoping for one more — in the form of a TV show. EW has learned that TLC has begun production on a reality series st... Read More...
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Pete Rose Way

I love this: So it’s perfect timing to get notice today that The Baseball Project have a brand new album on the way this spring. I loved their first album, Frozen Ropes & Dying Quails, and wrote abo... Read More...