Pete Rose Essay

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"Charlie Hustle" Pete Rose changed the game of baseball and was one of the greatest players of all time to play the sport. He had a staggering 4,256 hits in only 3,562 games. To go along with all these hits, he had a career .303 batting average. There was no doubt that he loved to play the game and win. One example of this is that Rose, in an all-star game which meant virtually nothing at the time, collided into the opposing catcher at home plate in order to have a better chance of being safe. This showed he always gave it his all when it came to playing the game. Another way he changed the game was that he was banned from the hall of fame for gambling on baseball while he was a player and a manger. He is one of the first players for this to happen to and is definitely the best player it has happened to. Pete Rose was one of the greatest baseball players of all time and deserves a second chance to be inducted into the Hall of Fame because nobody played with more hustle than he did. Pete Rose's parents, Harry "Pete" and Laverne Rose, had four children; Fawn, Pete Jr., Tyler, and Cara. He was born on April 14, 1941 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was a member of the Order of DeMolay as a young boy, which is an organization dedicated to preparing young men to lead successful, happy, and productive lives. Basing its approach on timeless principles and practical, hands-on experience, DeMolay opens doors for young men aged twelve to twenty-one by developing the civic awareness, personal responsibility and leadership skills so vitally needed in society today. DeMolay combines this serious mission with a fun approach that builds important bonds of friendship among members in more than 1,000 chapters worldwide. He was also, encouraged by his parents to participate in sports. His parents enjoyed the sports of baseball and football so those were the sports which Rose was

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