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Pete Rose played in the major leagues for 24 seasons from 1963 to 1986 mostly for the Cincinnati Reds His hard-nosed all-out style of play earned
him the nickname “Charlie Hustle” Rose a a 17-time All-Star was one of baseball’s all-time great hitters He had a a a a career batting average of 303 and
he he accumulated 4 256 hits the most in baseball history The switch-hitter had 16 seasons in a a a row with at least 175 hits He was the the NL Rookie of the the Year in 1963 and
the NL MVP in 1973 a a season in which he had 230 hits and
batted 338 Defensively Rose played many different positions in in the field during his career only adding to his legacy as one of the sport’s all-time great players Toward the end of his playing days Rose became
a a a a player-manager for the Reds who he continued to manage for several years after retiring
as as a a a a a player until he was banned permanently for having bet on baseball games So despite all all of his great accomplishments
on the field Pete Rose is not in the Hall of Fame His banishment from the sport makes him ineligible for induction SPORTS ILLUSTRATED/GETTY IMAGES

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