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Pete Rose on Sex Misconduct Claims: '55 Years Ago, Babe'
Pete Rose on Sex Misconduct
Claims: '55 Years Ago, Babe'

Pete Rose on Sex Misconduct Claims: '55 Years Ago, Babe'

Controversial former player attends Phillies celebration

(Newser) - Controversial former baseball player and manager Pete Rose attended a celebration honoring the Philadelphia Phillies team that won the 1980 World Series, of which he was a part, and there was a bit of backlash regarding his appearance there. Asked by a female reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer whether he...

Trump's New Cause du Jour: Pete Rose

President wants disgraced MLB slugger reinstated, let into the baseball Hall of Fame

(Newser) - Fresh off the "hell" that was his impeachment trial , President Trump is apparently taking up the cause of another man he feels was unjustly persecuted: disgraced baseball great Pete Rose, currently barred from the Hall of Fame because of a lifetime ban that's been in place since 1989....

Pete Rose: Baseball Clearly Has 2 Sets of Rules

The baseball giant makes his case for reinstatement to MLB

(Newser) - Houston Astros players go unpunished, and I'm still on the outs? Come on. That's pretty much Pete Rose's argument in a 19-page letter submitted by his lawyers Wednesday to MLB commissioner Rob Manfred, ESPN reports. The lawyers call Rose's punishment "vastly disproportionate" to that of...

Pete Rose Accused of Statutory Rape by 'Jane Doe'

Testimony filed as part of defamation case against John Dowd

(Newser) - The path to "Jane Doe's" statutory rape accusation against Pete Rose is a roundabout one: In 2016 , Rose sued John Dowd—the lawyer whose late 1980s gambling investigation helped bring down the baseball star—over defamation. The root of it, reports the Cincinnati Enquirer , was a 2015 radio...

Baseball in This At-Bat Just Sold for $403K

Pete Rose broke Ty Cobb's all-time hit record in 1985

(Newser) - Pete Rose may have gotten himself banned from baseball in 1989 but that hasn't stopped fans and collectors from paying huge amounts for "Charlie Hustle" memorabilia. On Saturday, the ball Rose hit to break Ty Cobb's all-time Major League Baseball hits record sold on Leland's Auctions...

Pete Rose, Welcome to a Hall of Fame

The Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame, that is

(Newser) - MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred kept Pete Rose banned from baseball in December, but he did say that wouldn't necessarily keep Rose out of the Hall of Fame—and it turns out he was partly right. Rose, whose chances of making it into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in...

Pete Rose Still Banned From Baseball: MLB Commish

But Rob Manfred says that doesn't mean he won't get in Hall of Fame

(Newser) - The MLB player with the most hits in the league's history should be a shoo-in for the Hall of Fame, but that's hard to do when you've been permanently banned from baseball—again. Commissioner Rob Manfred was reportedly set to tell Pete Rose on Thursday he won'...

ESPN: We've Got Proof Pete Rose Bet as Player

'Outside the Lines' says pages from notebook show 'extensive' betting in '86

(Newser) - For more than 25 years, a notebook seized from the home of one of Pete Rose's ex-associates in a mail-fraud investigation has been locked down by court order, most recently in the National Archives' New York office. But ESPN's Outside the Lines has reportedly obtained pages from that...

Ex-Commish: Ban A-Rod Forever
 Ex-Commish: Ban 
 A-Rod Forever 

Ex-Commish: Ban A-Rod Forever

Faye Vincent thinks there should be a one-strike steroid policy

(Newser) - Major League Baseball has just handed down some stiff suspensions to Alex Rodriguez and the other players implicated in the Biogenesis scandal—but not nearly stiff enough for Faye Vincent's tastes. When gambling threatened the sport, baseball instituted a one-strike-and-you're-out policy. "As a result, there is no...

Pete Rose Is Sorry: 'I Finally Get It'

But he's still a pariah in baseball's eyes

(Newser) - Pete Rose is making nice-nice with his former Cincinnati Reds teammates—and maybe trying to convince baseball that he's contrite enough to be reinstated and enter its Hall of Fame. "I'm kind of a hardheaded guy," he tells AP . "That's probably the reason I got all those...

MLB Chief Weighs Pardon for Pete Rose

Aaron, others want disgraced player in Hall of Fame

(Newser) - Pete Rose may yet have a shot at baseball’s Hall of Fame: Commissioner Bud Selig is weighing ending Rose’s lifetime ban for gambling on the sport, the New York Daily News reports. Hank Aaron, whose opinion counts heavily with Selig, told reporters over the weekend he’d like...

How 1st-Year Students See the World
How 1st-Year Students See the World

How 1st-Year Students See the World

Annual list reveals mindset of this year's college freshmen

(Newser) - Humvees are always a mere down payment away, and it's only natural to see stadiums named after big corporations. Your source of info on '60s icons is Oliver Stone movies and anything else you need to know comes right from "The Daily Show." Don't worry; you’re not...

Foul-Mouthed Hit King Strikes Out with Kids

Rose chided by parents for vulgar tirade at baseball camp

(Newser) - All-time leading hitter Pete Rose may have dropped the ball at a local Army-sponsored baseball camp, the Cincinnati Enquirer writes. Instead of advice on hitting or sage life lessons, the former Red regaled 7 to 14-year-old kids with a profanity-laden rant that included a description of the time he "...

Focus on Offense Aids Crooked Refs
Focus on Offense Aids Crooked Refs

Focus on Offense Aids Crooked Refs

'Dysfunctional' ref rules partly to blame for Donaghy fiasco

(Newser) - The focus on offense in NBA play, encouraging officials  to call more fouls, also paves the way for the current gambling scandal, three former refs charge in USA Today. More free throws and offensive possessions can, in turn, influence the final score. Tim Donaghy, an NBA official for 13 years,...

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