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TLC launches Pete Rose reality show
focusing on baseball´s all-time hits
leader´s impending marriage to much
younger former Playboy Playmate

New York Daily News, by David Hinckley

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Posted By:MissMolly, 12/13/2012 5:49:40 AM

Pete Rose, whose spectacular hitting on a baseball diamond was sometimes matched by his errors off the field, moves into a new game next month when he stars in a TLC reality show. “Pete Rose: Hits and Mrs.,” will follow the current life of Rose, who is baseball’s all-time career hit leader and is also banned from baseball for life because he bet on games. Rose has never stopped hoping he can get that ban overturned, which would make him eligible for baseball’s Hall of Fame. In the show, we can expect to see him debating whether to launch another formal appeal.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Spidey, 12/13/2012 5:57:17 AM     (No. 9062840)

I´ll pass on this show.Never cared for Rose even as a baseball player.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: NancyD, 12/13/2012 6:02:09 AM     (No. 9062845)

This is entertainment? WTH has happened to America... For TLC to think that show has any value at all is disturbing.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: strike3, 12/13/2012 6:04:24 AM     (No. 9062847)

He´s about to make another huge mistake and give away half of his fortune. But hey, it´s only money.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ocjim, 12/13/2012 6:12:38 AM     (No. 9062852)

71 and 31? And televise it?
His home plate barreling into catcher Ray Fosse in the 1970 All-Star Game ---an exhibition game --- is all I ever needed to know about Pete Rose. An exceptional baseball talent continually dragged down by his own poor judgement, even now.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: chillijilli, 12/13/2012 6:41:53 AM     (No. 9062877)

He looks like a combination of Elton John and Karl Rove. I find current life in America easier to understand when I think of all celebrities as clowns. And since we´re a nation of celebrities, we´re a nation of clowns. Don´t stop the circus. Step right up!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Historybuff, 12/13/2012 6:43:51 AM     (No. 9062881)

TLC = The Learning Channel.

Wow.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Johnny Angle, 12/13/2012 7:20:04 AM     (No. 9062924)

Strikeout.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: kayjaymac, 12/13/2012 7:22:03 AM     (No. 9062928)

TLC has come a long way (down) since the good old Trading Spaces days.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: MOBeef4u, 12/13/2012 8:19:38 AM     (No. 9063036)

The name of this show should be "When Life Becomes Farce". How many viewers does it take to keep a show on the air these days? Eight, ten? Talk about your "vast wasteland".

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Redneck In NY, 12/13/2012 9:25:06 AM     (No. 9063181)

TLC, home of Honey Boo Boo. Nuff said.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: tank, 12/13/2012 9:54:09 AM     (No. 9063237)

Look, I´m one of the biggest Pete Rose fans on planet Earth, but this doesn´t appeal to me in the least.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Feebie, 12/13/2012 9:58:07 AM     (No. 9063248)

I met him once in Vegas.

He was less than personable.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Italiano, 12/13/2012 9:59:44 AM     (No. 9063252)

Pete, it´s getting pathetic. So are you.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: bezalel, 12/13/2012 10:11:08 AM     (No. 9063268)

Call the drug testing police! Charlie Hustle must be swinging a performance-enhanced bat.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 12/13/2012 10:15:56 AM     (No. 9063283)

"Pete Rose: Hits and Mrs."

Oh, clever-r-r-r-r-r.
Pass.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Starlady, 12/13/2012 1:06:44 PM     (No. 9063671)

#8 stated my first reaction. TLC used to be one of my favorite channels during the Trading Spaces era. It is obvious a liberal is at the helm there now.





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