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Pete Rose, Welcome to a Hall of Fame

The Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame, that is

(Newser) - MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred kept Pete Rose banned from baseball in December, but he did say that wouldn't necessarily keep Rose out of the Hall of Fame—and it turns out he was partly right. Rose, whose chances of making it into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in... More »

ESPN: We've Got Proof Pete Rose Bet as Player

'Outside the Lines' says pages from notebook show 'extensive' betting in '86

(Newser) - For more than 25 years, a notebook seized from the home of one of Pete Rose's ex-associates in a mail-fraud investigation has been locked down by court order, most recently in the National Archives' New York office. But ESPN's Outside the Lines has reportedly obtained pages from that... More »

Rare Footage of Scandal-Hit World Series Found —in Permafrost

Yukon find shows 1919 'Black Sox' series

(Newser) - Footage of one of the most shameful episodes in baseball history has been found in one of the last places you'd look for anything—under a disused ice rink in the Yukon. The newsreel film of the infamously fixed 1919 World Series between the Chicago White Sox and the... More »

Batboy With Down Syndrome Gets His Own Baseball Card

Topps grants the honor to Ted Kremer of Cincinnati

(Newser) - Ted Kremer served as a guest batboy for the Cincinnati Reds for only one day last year, but he still managed to earn himself a little piece of baseball history. Topps has featured the 30-year-old with Down Syndrome on an official MLB card, reports the Cincinnati Enquirer . It shows Kremer—... More »

Barry Larkin Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Former Cincinnati Reds shortstop gets 495 votes

(Newser) - Barry Larkin has been elected to baseball's Hall of Fame. The former Cincinnati Reds shortstop received 495 votes (86%) in balloting announced today by the Baseball Writers' Association of America, well above the necessary 430 (75%). Larkin was on the ballot for the third time after falling 75 votes... More »

Reds' Leake Busted Shoplifting

Six Macy's T-shirts were worth $60, cops say

(Newser) - Cincinnati Reds pitcher Mike Leake will make $425,000 this year, but he was apparently short the $59.95 for six American Rag T-shirts that cops say he lifted at a Macy's today. Leake's arrest report says the 23-year-old removed price tags from the shirts and tried to... More »

Joey Votto Named NL's MVP

Votto ends Pujols' two-year reign

(Newser) - Joey Votto overwhelmingly won the election to become the National League's MVP, the AP reports. The Cincinnati Reds first baseman ended the two-year tenure of Albert Pujols, the second-place finisher and a onetime mentor to Votto. "For him to give me time of the day and to talk about... More »

Sparky Anderson Dead at 76

Hall of Fame manager led Reds, Tigers to titles

(Newser) - Baseball Hall of Fame manager Sparky Anderson has died at 76. Anderson guided the Cincinnati Reds to World Series championships in 1975 and 1976 and then led the Detroit Tigers to the 1984 title. Anderson had been in hospice care, and a family spokesman said the cause of death was... More »

Best Ballpark Hot Dogs

Forget apple pie—nothing goes with baseball like these

(Newser) - Baseball season’s in full, ahem, swing, and in that spirit, Delish runs down the best ballpark hotdogs. Some highlights:
  • Georgia Dog, Turner Field, Atlanta. A blanket of cole slaw and some sautéed Vidalia onions make this a winner.
  • Arizona Dog, Chase Field, Phoenix. Southwest rules this foot-long—chorizo,
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Halladay Stays; ChiSox Get Peavy

(Newser) - The biggest move on today’s baseball trading deadline looks to be one that wasn’t made, Fox Sports reports: Toronto kept ace right-hander Roy Halladay, who’d drawn interest from contenders in both leagues. The biggest name dealt was right-hander Jake Peavy, sent from San Diego to the Chicago... More »

Cubs' Soto, Rays' Longoria Named Top Rookies

Both win easily, with Tampa star a unanimous choice in AL

(Newser) - Chicago Cubs catcher Geovany Soto and Tampa Bay third baseman Evan Longoria were named the rookies of the year today in the National and American leagues, respectively. Soto, 25, was voted an All-Star Game starter and finished the season with a .285 batting average, 23 home runs, and 86 RBI,... More »

BoSox Deal Ramirez as White Sox Land Griffey

Outfielders go noisily, quietly

(Newser) - The Red Sox traded Manny Ramirez at the deadline today, shipping the disgruntled outfielder to the Dodgers in a three-way deal that sends outfielder Jason Bay from Pittsburgh to Boston, reports New England Sports Network. Earlier, Ken Griffey Jr. agreed to a trade from the Reds to the White Sox,... More »

Take Me Out to the Brawl Game

Minor-league melee leaves player, fan hospitalized; pitcher faces assault charges

(Newser) - Baseball brawls don’t get much nastier than last night’s dustup between the Dayton Dragons and Peoria Chiefs. The box score: One player with a broken leg, a fan hospitalized after getting beaned by a ball, 15 players and both managers ejected, and the not-so-small matter of Peoria starter... More »

MLB's Midterm Report Cards

Rays at the head of the class—Rockies, Marlins at the back

(Newser) - Report card time! Here’s how the rambunctious kids of MLB are doing so far, in Yahoo Sports’ Steven Henson’s estimation. A students—Rays, Red Sox, Cubs, Angels, White Sox Particular kudos go to the Rays, the poor kid who went to the head of the class. B students—... More »

Reds Hot for MLB's Next Big Thing

Reds fans know talent when they see it, and they're loving Jay Bruce

(Newser) - Forget Ken Griffey Jr. The Reds outfielder to keep an eye on is rookie Jay Bruce, the 21-year-old whose shirt sold out within 24 hours at the Great American Ball Park store. In his debut week, Bruce reached base in 22 of 33 tries, with 15 hits and 12 runs... More »

Griffey Slams 600th Homer Against Marlins

Reds outfielder joins Bonds, Aaron, Ruth, Mays, and Sosa.

(Newser) - Ken Griffey Jr. hit his 600th career homer last night to join Barry Bonds, Hank Aaron, Babe Ruth, Willie Mays, and Sammy Sosa as the only players to do so. Griffey connected off Mark Hendrickson in the first inning of the Cincinnati Reds' 9-4 victory over the Florida Marlins, the... More »

Dunn, Reds Win Fourth Straight, 4-3 Over Indians

(Newser) - Adam Dunn homered and drew a tiebreaking walk with the bases loaded in the eighth inning Friday night, sending the Cincinnati Reds to their season-high fourth straight win, 4-3 over intrastate rival Cleveland. The Reds got homers from Brandon Phillips and Dunn, then won it with the only run in... More »

Reds Hook Marlins 7-6 in Extras

(Newser) - The Cincinnati Reds blew a six-run lead in the ninth, but Paul Janish singled home the tiebreaking run in only his second big-league at-bat for a 7-6, 10-inning victory over the Florida Marlins on Wednesday night. Renyel Pinto (1-2) walked two with two outs before Janish, who arrived from the... More »

Volquez, Votto Lead Reds Over Marlins

(Newser) - Edinson Volquez pitched six effective innings, Joey Votto homered and the Cincinnati Reds earned a costly 5-3 victory over the Florida Marlins on Tuesday night. Reds shortstop Jeff Keppinger fouled a pitch off his leg in the second and X-rays revealed a broken left kneecap. He drew a bases-loaded walk... More »

Harang Pitches Reds Past Marlins

(Newser) - Jeff Keppinger and Brandon Phillips hit two-run homers in the seventh inning Monday night, breaking open a tied game and sending right-hander Aaron Harang to a long-awaited victory, 8-7 over the surging Florida Marlins. The Marlins arrived with a seven-game winning streak and the best record in the major leagues. More »

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