When Pete Rose got himself a meeting with MLB commissioner Rob Manfred a few months ago, it seemed like there was at least a chance Manfred might decide to reinstate Rose. Today, Manfred released a three-page(!) decision in which he makes it very clear that Rose will remain on the curb.
Did you like Pete Rose’s commentary work during the World Series? Well, either way, he didn’t work last night’s Game 4, and you won’t have a chance to see him work any more games for Fox. As it turns out, Rose left the booth rather suddenly—in the middle of the World Series—due to a “prior commitment.”
ESPN’s Outside the Lines has gotten its hands on definitive proof that Pete Rose bet on baseball games while he played for the Cincinnati Reds. Rose had previously admitted that he bet on baseball while managing the Reds, but vehemently denied that he ever did so as a player.
Ken Rosenthal reports that Pete Rose has been hired by Fox as a baseball analyst. He won’t be calling live games, but instead will be on basically every Fox and Fox Sports studio show. Rosenthal reports that Rose finds the Inside the NBA banter between Chuck, Shaq, and Kenny “very entertaining to me.” [Fox Sports]
Fast-forward to 38 seconds. (It should be cued up.) Ah, neither one of them has changed a bit.
The Bridgeport Bluefish, a Connecticut-based team in the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball, has announced that Pete Rose will be a "guest manager" for the team on Monday, June 16th.
354 wins did not overcome the controversy as this ex-Red Sox pitcher didn't make the Hall of Fame cut in 2013. Who is Mark McGwire? (Trebek snorts mockingly.)
Pete Rose took a shot at Robinson Cano for joining the Mariners: "[Jay Z] got him a big raise, but he got him an extra 30-day vacation—and it's called October." [SI Live]
Originally published in the July 1997 issue of GQ. Reprinted here with permission of the author, whose annotations (as told to Alex Belth) appear throughout the story. Illustration by Sam Woolley.
For anyone who doesn't actually remember seeing Pete Rose play or what his star was like before he completely threw it away by gambling on baseball, all they're going to remember of him was that he was some guy who autographed baseballs with weird inscriptions, got caught using a corked bat 25 years after the fact,…
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MLB's all-time hits leader, who's not allowed to step foot into Cooperstown because he's an awful human being, keeps popping up places with his girlfriend — "the Pamela Anderson of Korea" — to show her off to people. [MyFoxNY]