Sunday, May 15, 2011

Charlie still hustling

Pete Rose was known for head-first slides and an all-out effort which led to his record 4,256 hits. But when it comes to pursuing his reinstatement, Rose is out standing up.

I covered Rose's appearance last night at the Ohio Justice and Policy Center's inaugural gala at the National Underground Railroad and Freedom Center, just steps from Great American Ball Park.

The theme of the gala was redemption. But for every time Rose took responsibility for his actions, there were two or three other occasions where he felt baseball and the public owed him something.

Rose also made clear his desire to manage again in the big leagues. Here's a link to the story:

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