TWJ 2012: Pete Rose

On September 11, 1985, the world thought it witnessed Pete Rose become the all-time hits leader. The world was wrong.

Rose is still a legend in Cincinnati, despite his gambling woes and legal struggles. Should he be in the Hall of Fame? I still say yes, even though I would deny entry to the steroid users of the 1990s and beyond. I believe the issues are apples and oranges, not as linked together as some claim.

Hit King

Large photo credit: AP
Inset photo credit: unknown

Purchase 4192: The Crowning Of The Hit King.

About JT

Music lover, occasional writer, wishing he had immeasurable wealth so he didn't have to work a "real job."

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