We say happy birthday to Pete Rose who was born in Cincinnati on this day in 1941.
Rose broke with the Reds in 1963: .273 with 170 hits plus the NL Rookie of the Year award.
He won the MVP in 1973 and 3 batting titles over the years.
Rose retired with a .303 average, 4,256 hits and 3 World series rings. He played in 6 World Series: 4 with the Reds and 2 with the Phillies.
In 1989, Rose was banned from baseball and the debate goes on about his Hall of Fame status.