Pete Rose To Be Inducted Into Cincinnati Reds Hall Of Fame: Still Blocked From MLB's Hall

  • by: Alan Duke

Pete Rose's ban from major league baseball's Hall of Fame for gambling on the game apparently does not extend to his old team's hall. Cincinnati Reds CEO Bob Castellini announced Tuesday, January 19, 2016, that Rose, 74, will be inducted into the Reds Hall of Fame in June.

"Inducting Pete into the Reds Hall of Fame will be a defining moment in the 147-year history of this storied franchise," Castellini said. "He is one of the greatest players to ever wear a Reds uniform and it will be an unforgettable experience watching him being honored as such."

Rose, who is still baseball's all-time hits leader, is blocked from induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown because of the lifetime ban imposed in 1989 amid a scandal over betting on games.

The Reds will also retire Rose's #14 jersey.

Fans cheered wildly when the Reds included Rose in its "Franchise" four ceremony in 2015.


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Editor-in-Chief Alan Duke co-founded Lead Stories after ending a 26-year career with CNN, where he mainly covered entertainment, current affairs and politics. Duke closely covered domestic terrorism cases for CNN, including the Oklahoma City federal building bombing, the UNABOMBER and search for Southeast bomber Eric Robert Rudolph. CNN moved Duke to Los Angeles in 2009 to cover the entertainment beat. Duke also co-hosted a daily podcast with former HLN host Nancy Grace, "Crime Stories with Nancy Grace" and hosted the podcast series "Stan Lee's World: His Real Life Battle with Heroes & Villains." You'll also see Duke in many news documentaries, including on the Reelz channel, CNN and HLN.

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