Should this Rose Get One Last Chance To Bloom?

Pete Rose!!!!

The Daily Growl

Pete rose slide Time to wave Rose Home?

On April 8, 1963, Peter Charles Rose took the field for the first time ever in a big-league baseball uniform for his beloved Cincinnati Reds. It was a true local boy makes good story. Rose was born April 14, 1941 in Cincinnati and the Reds, the future “Big Red Machine” of which he would serve as its spark-plug, were the only team he ever wanted to play for.

And play he did. En route to being named Rookie of the Year he also earned himself quite a reputation, some of it good, some not. He would race down the first base path on what veterans and fans saw as a sure out. He would slide head-first into bases to beat throws as a runner. “Charlie Hustle” they called this kid from Cincinnati. Many meant it as a compliment. He clearly was a winner with an unbridled passion for…

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