Tag archive for ‘Pete Rose’
1980 World Series at Veterans Stadium
By Rocco Constantino On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Baseball Lifer Dallas Green, First Phillies Manager to Win a World Series, Dies at 82

Dallas Green, the old-school, gruff baseball lifer who spent over four decades in the game, died Wednesday at the age of 82.  Green had an impact as a player, manager and front office executive and is best remembered as More...

1993 World Series Game Six - Philadelphia Phillies v Toronto Blue Jays
By Rocco Constantino On Friday, April 1st, 2016

Top 300 Moments that Shaped Major League Baseball: 20-11

11. Pete Rose passes Ty Cobb The number 4,191 had been so incomprehensible for so long that it was widely considered nobody would ever approach Cobb’s career hits record.  There had only been about a dozen More...

Sandy Koufax Holding 4 "Zero" Baseballs
By Rocco Constantino On Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

Top 300 Moments that Shaped Major League Baseball: 40-31

31. Pete Rose banned for life Very few players in all of professional sports have had such a swift and far fall from grace as Pete Rose.  For the better part of over two decades, Rose has become someone you just More...

25 May 1955 --- Original caption: 5/25/1955-New York, NY: Outfielder Mickey Mantle of the Yankees, a switch-hitting slugger who hit in 13 consecutive games, as of May 25th, displays his lefthand and righthand stances and grips at Yankee Stadium. Mantle's lefthanded grip (Upper Center) and righthanded grip (Lower Center) have combined to produce a total of 42 hits, 23 of them for extra bases. His batting average is .339. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS
By Rocco Constantino On Friday, March 18th, 2016
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Top 300 Moments that Shaped Major League Baseball: 150-300 Recap

With the list half way complete, here’s a rundown of moments 150-300. To read the details of every moment, visit the compilation of articles on Baseball Hot Corner’s main page. Daniel Okrent and friends More...

By Rocco Constantino On Thursday, March 17th, 2016
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Top 300 Moments that Shaped Major League Baseball: 170-161

170. Montreal Expos and Minnesota Twins avoid contraction On October 24, 2001, just before the start of the great New York Yankees-Arizona Diamondbacks World Series, a report surfaced that Major League Baseball More...

By Rocco Constantino On Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

Top 300 Moments that Shaped Major League Baseball: 180-171

180. Gil Hodges dies Even in a landscape that includes Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays, Gil Hodges ranks among the most beloved figures in New York baseball history.  One of the leaders of the beloved More...

Pete Rose
By Clayton Richer On Friday, February 5th, 2016

Must See: Pete Rose Appears In Sports Betting Commercial

The much-maligned Pete Rose is front and center in a new William Hill Sports Betting commercial along with Oscar Goodman. Pretty sure this won’t help his bid for Cooperstown. This latest tongue in cheek endeavour ups More...

Pete Rose
By Danny Gallagher On Tuesday, December 15th, 2015
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Commissioner Manfred Stands Tall In Denying Rose Re-Instatement

Pete Rose would run hard to first base even if he was issued an intentional base on balls. He would run hard to first base even if he was a sure out. He was never a home run hitter but he laced out singles and More...

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By Douglas Fox On Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Don’t Bet On Pete Rose’s Reinstatement

All time hits leader Pete Rose, in his mind, has paid his penance. Banned from baseball since 1989 for gambling allegations, Rose maintained for a decade and a half that he bet illegally on basketball and football, More...

Pete Rose
By Jen Rainwater On Monday, March 16th, 2015

Pete Rose Submits Petition For Reinstatement

According to Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred, Pete Rose has submitted to him a formal request that his lifetime ban from baseball be lifted. Surprisingly Manfred, unlike his predecessors Fay Vincent More...

By Wes Armstrong On Friday, January 2nd, 2015

A Convenient Truth About The Baseball Hall Of Fame

Cooperstown, New York is an idyllic town. It’s a gorgeous upstate New York town that lies in the foothills of the Catskills and Adirondack Mountains and it really couldn’t be any nicer if it tried. More...

Pete Rose
By Clayton Richer On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014
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Pete Rose “In The Hall” Skechers Commercial

Pete Rose finally made it in the Hall, well kinda. Rose appears in this ‘tongue in cheek” Skechers commercial making light of the fact that the MLB Hit Leader has yet to grace the walls of Cooperstown.  More...

By Anthony Bockheim On Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

Ten Worthy Baseball Television Commercials

Ten Worthy Baseball Television Commercials How many days is it until pitchers and catchers report? The January lull takes a toll on baseball fans. Without explanation I sifted through You-Tube in search of the More...

Home Plate Colision
By Anthony Bockheim On Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

The Case for Collisions

The pastime we love is riddled with nuance. Often, it is said that the ‘little things’ are what win baseball games. Our game was not designed for individual glory. Rather, doing everything possible within the More...

By Jasper Scherer On Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

Ichiro Reaches 4,000 Hits

It was only a matter of time before Ichiro Suzuki would attain his 4,000th career hit, and he got it on Wednesday. Facing starter R.A. Dickey in the first inning, Ichiro lined a single past third baseman Brett More...

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