Pete Rose is finally admitted into the Hall of Fame -- the Cincinnati Reds' Hall of Fame. The reigning Major League Baseball hit king decades after retirement, Rose's prolific on-field accomplishments are impregnable, and so has the wall separating him from enshrinement of any kind, till now. The Cincinnati Reds' greatest player, and MLB's most vilified figure, will receive, many believe, long overdue respect.
In the winter of 2015, Pete Rose's bid for induction in the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame was once more denied by Commissioner Rob Manfred. To recap, he was sentenced to a lifetime ban back in 1989, at the time by Commissioner Bart Giamatti, when he was a player-manager for the Cincinnati Reds where the famed switch hitter continued to bet on Reds games during his campaigns to lift the restriction.
Pete Rose will be the lone Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame inductee this year. Rose led the Cincinnati Reds aka The Big Red Machine to consecutive World Series championships in 1975 and 1976. A beloved athlete and personality during his objectively impressive career, hometown fans will surely get a treat witnessing Charlie Hustle get his due recognition among other Reds legends like Johnny Bench, Joe Morgan and Ken Griffey, Sr. The Hall of Fame ceremony is scheduled on the June 24 - 26 weekend.
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