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Corked Bats Reportedly Belonging to Pete Rose Come to Light


↵ ↵There are few players left in baseball who would really shock me if they were associated with some form of cheating. In fact, the only one that would really make me stand up and take notice...

Your Annual 'Will They or Won't They?' Pete Rose Hall of Fame Update


It was that special time of the year this weekend when fans flock to Cooperstown for the Baseball Hall of Fame inductions. Most people seem to be talking about Rickey Henderson's speech and his...

Today in Sports History: May 17th

5/17/1925 - Speaker joins 3,000 club Tris Speaker collects the 3,000th hit of his career off Tom Zachary of the Washington Senators. Speaker would wind up with 3,514 hits and a .345 batting...

Today in Sports History: May 5th

(Spiderman 2 briefly joined forces with Major League Baseball. Photo by AP) 5/05/1969 - Celtics hold on to beat L.A. Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell meet for the final time in their careers as...

Today in Sports History: January 8th

(Rose signs autographs for his book. Photo by Gregory Bull, AP Photos) 1/08/2004 - Rose comes clean Pete Rose's tell-all memoir, My Prison Without Bars, is released to bookstores everywhere. In...

Today in Sports History: October 24th

(Snow leads Baker to the dugout. Photo by Brian Bahr, Getty Images) 10/24/1985 - Spurs trade Gervin to Bulls The San Antonio Spurs trade George Gervin to the Chicago Bulls for Dave Greenwood....

Today in Sports History: August 1st

(Vikings lineman Korey Stringer. Photo courtesy of the Associated Press) 8/01/1945 - Ott hits 500th Mel Ott becomes the third player overall (Babe Ruth, Jimmie Foxx) and the first in the National...

9/11/1985 - Cobb rolls over in his grave

(Rose singles off Eric Show for his record hit. Photo courtesy of Getty Images) On a 2-1 slider from Padres pitcher Eric Show, Pete Rose knocked career hit number 4,192 into left-center field....

Today in Sports History: July 14th

(Rose slamming into Fosse. Photo courtesy of AP Photos) 7/14/1967 - Mathews hits #500 Third baseman Eddie Mathews hits the 500th home run of his career. The longtime Milwaukee Brave hit the blast...

8/24/1989 - Rose banned for life

(Pete Rose in a Reds jacket. Photo via Cincinnati Enquirer) In February 1989, Pete Rose was summoned to meet with the heads of Major League Baseball. Retiring commissioner Peter Ueberroth, his...

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