He remembered meeting Rose at an autograph signing. Sign up for our newsletter. I think it is time for Major League Baseball to finally come out and recognize one of it's all-time greatest players.
Rose played his last game in Let there be joy in Cincinnati, even if the mighty Rose has struck out.
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I believe that he has a right to get his chance, and so here are my five reasons why Pete Rose deserves the Hall of Fame.
Costas has been making this case since before what will always be known as the steroids era; before there was the kind of debate we have now about Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens and the rest of the known or alleged users of performance-enhancing drugs. Go ahead and put on his plaque that he was a compulsive gambler who was banned from the game, and that he admitted to betting on baseball.
He belongs there.