Articles

Baseball: A Rose Is a Rose Is a Rose

To the annoyance of a great many and the appreciation of a great many more, baseball takes some time to play. No specified amount of time, like 30 sec. in the...

No Bloom On This Rose

Baseball is a game of errors and redemption. It is a game that keeps track of mistakes and features them as part of the official line score--runs, hits, errors...

Sitegeist: Pete Rose's Confession

This week's issue of Sports Illustrated contains excerpts from Pete Rose's new book My Prison Without Bars, in which he admits for the first time publicly that...

Q&A with Pete Rose

In his new book, My Prison Without Bars, Pete Rose finally admits that he gambled on baseball. He has been barred from the sport for 14 years. Why come clean...

The Thorn in Pete Rose

We now remember what we want to remember about Pete Rose: the player called Charlie Hustle running out walks, hurling himself head first to take an extra base,...

Sport: Charlie Hustle's Final Play: Pete Rose

When the dust settles on the deal struck between baseball and Pete Rose, it will still be nearly impossible to explain his banishment to the kids who love the...

Sport: The Darkening Cloud over Pete Rose

The excruciating saga of Pete Rose and gambling seemed to be coming to a shuddering finish last week. A common-pleas judge in Cincinnati was pondering whether to...

Sport: The Sad Ordeal of Mr. Baseball

Baseball and Pete Rose, once thought to be inseparable institutions, teetered last week on the edge of an almost unbearable sadness. Several Cincinnati-area...

Gambling: Why Pick on Pete Rose?

He was born with the talent to swing a bat, of course; no way could he have ever compiled 4,256 hits, the all-time career record, without it. But it was not his...

Sport: For Pete's Sake, He Cried

When Pete Rose finally overtook Ty Cobb, emotion at last overcame Rose. For several minutes after a back pounding from teammates, opponents and even the umpires,...

See more Time.com Articles