This is a beta version of NNDB
Search: for

Pete Rose

Pete RoseAKA Peter Edward Rose, Sr.

Born: 14-Apr-1941
Birthplace: Cincinnati, OH

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Baseball

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Cincinnati Reds

Has the record for most career hits of any baseball player in history. Served five months in jail for filing false tax statements, 1990. Has belatedly "come clean" about his gambling over baseball, though still ineligible for the Baseball Hall of Fame. Claimed in 2007 that he bet on the Reds to win every time they played.

Wife: Karolyn Englehardt (m. 25-Jan-1964, div. 1980, two children)
Son: Pete Rose, Jr. (baseball player, b. 16-Nov-1969, played briefly for the Reds 1997)
Wife: Carol J. Wollung (m. 11-Apr-1984, two children)
Daughter: Chea Courtney Rose (actress, b. 9-Oct-1989)

    High School: Western Hills High School, Cincinnati, OH (1959)

    NL Rookie of the Year 1963
    National League MVP 1973
    World Series MVP 1975
    Hickok Belt 1975
    Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year 1975
    Endorsement of General Mills Wheaties
    Order of DeMolay Cincinnati, OH
    Tax Evasion convicted 1990
    WWE Hall of Fame 2004
    Risk Factors: Gambling

    Cincinnati Reds Manager (1984-89)
    Cincinnati Reds (1984-86)
    Montreal Expos (1984)
    Philadelphia Phillies (1979-83)
    Cincinnati Reds (1963-78)

    4192: The Crowning of the Hit King (22-Oct-2010) · Himself

Author of books:
My Prison without Bars (2004)

Create a map starting with Pete Rose
Requires Flash 7+ and Javascript.

Do you know something we don't?
Submit a correction or make a comment about this profile

Copyright ©2019 Soylent Communications