Tag: Pete Rose

1960s All-Decade Team

Major League Baseball during the 1960s was all about expanding the game. In 1960 there were 16 teams by 1969 there were 24. Each league was also split into two divisions, east and west, and the League Championship Series (LCS) was added in 1969. The outfield was chalk […]


The Ten Best Leadoff Hitters of All-Time

For a long time, managers would put the fastest guy on the team in the leadoff spot everything else be darned. In the last 10-20 years, however, sabermetrics has told us that speed is an overrated quality of a leadoff hitter. Instead, on-base percentage rules. Leadoff hitters come […]


Pete Rose Belongs In The Hall of Fame

I’d like to introduce you to one of the hardest working players in baseball history. Peter Edward Rose Sr., better known as Pete Rose. He holds more records than any other player in the history of Major League baseball. In 1989 he became the first person banned from […]