Posts Tagged ‘pete rose’

Baseball Gambling Scandal

Perhaps no other American sport has been more associated with the pastime that is gambling than baseball. Well, maybe basketball, but, Pete Rose, anyone? What few know is that gambling and baseball have been two peas in a pod since the 19th century. At its inception, the sport was more common in small-town America than […]

Pete Doesn’t Look so Bad

Pete Doesn’t Look so Bad

With Alex Rodriguez facing a lifetime ban, where does that leave Pete Rose

Buckeye by Birth, Floridian by Choice

 By: Darrell House It was the first week of January, 1975, when I made my move to Florida. It was snowing and there was a bitter cold as I crossed the Ohio River on the bridge leading from Cincinnati to Kentucky and on to The Sunshine State. I’m a musician by trade, my band had […]

RAYS SIGN JOHNNY DAMON, MANNY RAMIREZ TO ONE-YEAR CONTRACTS

For Immediate Release courtsey of the Tampa Bay Rays   February 1, 2011  ST. PETERSBURG, FL—The Tampa Bay Rays have signed free agent outfielder Johnny Damon and designated hitter Manny Ramirez each to one-year contracts.  Damon will earn a base salary of $5.25 million.  Ramirez will be paid $2 million. In Ramirez and Damon, the Rays […]