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#3162500 - 02/13/13 01:49 PM Pete Rose stripped of hit record
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Topps strips Pete Rose of all-time hit record on their baseball cards. Granted he hurt his chances of ever being in the HOF for gambling. But what he accomplished as a ball player on the field should not be taken away IMO.

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Topps continues to have Barry Bonds as the all-time home run leader.
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#3162504 - 02/13/13 01:51 PM Re: Pete Rose stripped of hit record [Re: MidTN]
plinker22
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What a load of horse crap!
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#3162507 - 02/13/13 01:51 PM Re: Pete Rose stripped of hit record [Re: plinker22]
Kevin
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thats insane
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#3162509 - 02/13/13 01:52 PM Re: Pete Rose stripped of hit record [Re: Kevin]
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#3162517 - 02/13/13 01:56 PM Re: Pete Rose stripped of hit record [Re: ferg]
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LOL... If he were a minority would that have happened?
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#3162522 - 02/13/13 01:59 PM Re: Pete Rose stripped of hit record [Re: Kimber45]
rdl65
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 Originally Posted By: Kimber45
LOL... If he were a minority would that have happened?


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#3162525 - 02/13/13 01:59 PM Re: Pete Rose stripped of hit record [Re: Kimber45]
Pic IN the Casa
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 Originally Posted By: Kimber45
LOL... If he were a minority would that have happened?


You said it before I could.
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#3162530 - 02/13/13 02:04 PM Re: Pete Rose stripped of hit record [Re: Pic IN the Casa]
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Great player,creep off the field.Cant take away how good he was,but he dont help much.
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#3162552 - 02/13/13 02:20 PM Re: Pete Rose stripped of hit record [Re: Football Hunter]
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That is a bunch of crap. NOBODY played any harder than Pete Rose did. He was a real tool in his personal life, but so was Ty Cobb.
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#3162553 - 02/13/13 02:21 PM Re: Pete Rose stripped of hit record [Re: Football Hunter]
feisty red head
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I remember whenI first moved down here from Ohio in 86 I could get his ball cards cheap and you could not touch them in Ohio (sure do hope my nephew still has his )
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#3162558 - 02/13/13 02:24 PM Re: Pete Rose stripped of hit record [Re: feisty red head]
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this is why i hate baseball
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#3162576 - 02/13/13 02:39 PM Re: Pete Rose stripped of hit record [Re: MidTN]
Vermin93
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Total crap!

Baseball card maker Topps strips Pete Rose of all-time hit record


Edited by Vermin93 (02/13/13 02:39 PM)
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#3162751 - 02/13/13 04:46 PM Re: Pete Rose stripped of hit record [Re: Vermin93]
mike243
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When they threw him out I quit watching or caring about the game,
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#3162852 - 02/13/13 06:15 PM Re: Pete Rose stripped of hit record [Re: feisty red head]
tickweed
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#3162867 - 02/13/13 06:20 PM Re: Pete Rose stripped of hit record [Re: tickweed]
bigluresonly
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I didn't realize Topps held and maintained the record books.
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#3162869 - 02/13/13 06:21 PM Re: Pete Rose stripped of hit record [Re: tickweed]
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He broke the rules and gambled on baseball.
I agree he should have been thrown out of the game, if it was true and if they did that to everyone that got caught gambling on baseball.

To remove what he did from the books? I disagree with that.
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#3162872 - 02/13/13 06:22 PM Re: Pete Rose stripped of hit record [Re: RUGER]
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Oh and who is TOPPS to remove his record?

LOL laughable.

Glad I don't watch it any more.
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#3162904 - 02/13/13 06:38 PM Re: Pete Rose stripped of hit record [Re: bigluresonly]
wayne
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 Originally Posted By: bigluresonly
I didn't realize Topps held and maintained the record books.


Exactly what I was thinking.
So whoever Topps has as the hit leader, their card just increased by $00.05.
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#3162954 - 02/13/13 07:15 PM Re: Pete Rose stripped of hit record [Re: wayne]
Redwing
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I'm thinking he was an Alter Boy compared to some of the Yahoos we have playing now that have spent more time in Court than the Classroom.
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#3163002 - 02/13/13 07:40 PM Re: Pete Rose stripped of hit record [Re: MidTN]
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#3163014 - 02/13/13 07:43 PM Re: Pete Rose stripped of hit record [Re: Kirk]
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Sad to hear.
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#3163029 - 02/13/13 07:49 PM Re: Pete Rose stripped of hit record [Re: RUGER]
westtntoms
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 Originally Posted By: RUGER
if it was true and if they did that to everyone that got caught gambling on baseball.



Therein lies a big part of the problem. As rampant as gambling is among professional athletes, you can be guaranteed that he wasn't the first to bet on his own sport and won't be the last. Plus, he should be in the hall of fame, it's for accomplishments on the field, (or at least it should be!). It's not called the moral hall of fame, he didn't cheat to earn his accolades.

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#3163074 - 02/13/13 08:21 PM Re: Pete Rose stripped of hit record [Re: westtntoms]
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Pet rose may have been a tool off the field, but on the field, Charlie hustle was my hero.

I played 2nd base on every team I played for in the 1970s. When I wasn't playing, I was watching the reds play. Dad and I made several trips to Cincinnati to watch him play.

It doesn't matter what Major League Baseball does or what tops does, he was the best hitter, had 8 golden glove awards, and almost always placed in the top 25 in MVP voting, winning the NL MVP twice, back to back.

Compared to other alcoholics and womanizers and juicers still idolized in Major League Baseball, he was a choirboy.
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#3163091 - 02/13/13 08:31 PM Re: Pete Rose stripped of hit record [Re: feisty red head]
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Thats a bunch of BS. I hope that costs them dearly.
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#3163172 - 02/13/13 09:10 PM Re: Pete Rose stripped of hit record [Re: westtntoms]
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 Originally Posted By: westtntoms
 Originally Posted By: RUGER
if it was true and if they did that to everyone that got caught gambling on baseball.



Therein lies a big part of the problem. As rampant as gambling is among professional athletes, you can be guaranteed that he wasn't the first to bet on his own sport and won't be the last. Plus, he should be in the hall of fame, it's for accomplishments on the field, (or at least it should be!). It's not called the moral hall of fame, he didn't cheat to earn his accolades.
well said

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#3167992 - 02/17/13 09:46 PM Re: Pete Rose stripped of hit record [Re: RUGER]
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 Originally Posted By: RUGER
He broke the rules and gambled on baseball.
I agree he should have been thrown out of the game, if it was true and if they did that to everyone that got caught gambling on baseball.

To remove what he did from the books? I disagree with that.


Don't forget, Rose was betting ON HIS OWN TEAM to win. Hard to make that into something sinister, now matter how hard cooperstown tries.
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