10 Good Reasons Why Pete Rose Should Be in Baseball by Mike Albert

There are too many reasons for Pete Rose to be included in baseball to ignore Pete's banishment any longer.

With the retirement of baseball's commissioner looming, the opportunity presents itself to lobby on Pete's behalf, both to the outgoing and the incoming commissioner. Pete turns 70 this month, and has admitted his faults and apologized. This book is a collection of ten sound, well-founded, fact-based arguments asking fans of baseball to read, think and decide for themselves. Attendance at major league ballparks last year was over 73 million. There is great opportunity to set the record straight and correctly represent this chapter in American sports history.

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  • First submitted April 5, 2011
  • Last updated April 5, 2011
10 Good Reasons Why Pete Rose Should Be in Baseball
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    wordgopher [Retired] wrote 3 years, 10 months ago
    Pete Rose was the greatest ball player I ever saw. I remember my Dad pointing him out to me when he was a rookie with Cincinnati. We were watching a Phillies game on 16-inch black-and-white TV. The Reds were at bat. Rose walked. "Look at how he runs down to first base," my father said. He sprinted. I never saw anything like it, not then and not since. "Charley Hustle." He was rough, and he never quit, never limped, never ...
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    briantodd [Retired] wrote 4 years, 4 months ago

    As a brit I have always been fascinated by baseball. The passion for the game comes across very quickly in this account. Perhaps more white space is needed in the formatting but its a fascinating tale. For what it's worth I am now on Pete's side too.