Pete Rose Says You Can’t Eliminate Collisions At Home Plate

Pete_Rose_Mariotti_Show_2013The man on the winning end of the most famous plate collision in baseball’s history says league officials can’t legislate the play out of the game.

Pete Rose barreled through Ray Fosse to score the winning run in the 1970 All-Star Game in the bottom of 12th inning, seriously injuring the Cleveland Indians catcher and adding a chapter to the hit king’s long place in baseball lore.

Rose, speaking Thursday night in an appearance on the “Olbermann” show on ESPN2, said there was no way around it.

Source: news services