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    review Æ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ï Pete Rose PDF NEW [Play Hungry] Pete Rose describes his childhood in Cincinnati His father encouraged his focus on sports over academics Drafted after high school he played in the Bush Leagues in the Cincinnati Reds' system He caught the atten

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    PDF NEW [Play Hungry] The Fragrance of RoseI’m glad I sidestepped the first review This book was a real eye opener for me Not knowing much about the man who I saw on the cereal box and television as a kid I wanted to hear from Pete Rose I’m not a baseball fan but I have watched some games and been to the ballpark What I come away with is the sense that this ma

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    PDF NEW [Play Hungry] Read Play Hungry I’ve always wanted to meet Pete Rose and talk baseball with him This book felt like meeting him loved reading about his life and career and c

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    PDF NEW [Play Hungry] Pete Rose IS baseball He deserves to be in the Hall of Fame A good read

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    PDF NEW [Play Hungry] Pete Rose was without uestion one of baseball’s best known names during his uarter century in the Big Leagues as a player and manage

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    review Æ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ï Pete Rose PDF NEW [Play Hungry] I am not a big baseball fan today but I was back when the 'Big Red Machine' played and Pete Rose was a huge part of that I remember my dad either watching on tv or hovered over the radio coveting every moment of every game The Cincinnati Red

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    PDF NEW [Play Hungry] Pete Rose Ï 6 Free read The second best thing Pete Rose was known for was his drive and determination to be the best baseball player he could be He hustled constantly even running to first when drawing a walk He played hard ala the scrappy days of Ty Cobb He is best known sadly for his lifetime banishment from the sport for betting and for his bl

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    PDF NEW [Play Hungry] Pete Rose is a simple man who lived in a complex world Like all good books about sports Rose's narrative fills in the blanks on a history of his time Whether giving Joe DiMaggio a shower at an anti Communist Vietnamese training camp in the 60's writing about baseball desegregating or making some pretty astute analysis of baseball's

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  • Hardcover
  • 304
  • Play Hungry
  • Pete Rose
  • English
  • 03 May 2019
  • 9780525558675

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Play Hungry Download ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Read Play Hungry He describes just what it was like to hit or try to hit a Bob Gibson fastball or a Gaylord Perry spitball what happened in that infamous collision at home plate during the 1970 All Star Game and what it felt like to topple Ty Cobb's hit record And he speaks to how he let down his fans his teammates and the memory of his dad when he gambled on baseball breaking the rules of a sport that he loved than anything else Told with candor and wry humor including tales he's never told before Rose's memoir is his final word on the glories and controversies of his life and ultimately a master class in how to succeed when the odds are stacked against y Pete Rose was without uestion one of baseball s best known names during his uarter century in the Big Leagues as a player and manager His autobiography is very much focused on his career he begins with his childhood in Cincinnati and ends essentially with the end of his managerial career There are brief references to his personal life including his son s Major League debut but very few details about his marriages children or various legal entanglements As such the book will likely be most appreciated by those who remember Rose s days with the Big Red Machine and are interested in getting a sense of his thoughts on the game rather than those who might be interested in Rose as a human being While not a great book the occasional interesting insights are communicated in an easily readable fashionAs one would expect from an autobiography Rose paints himself in a flattering light He continually emphasizes his competitiveness work ethic and hustle Rose is proud of his career including the fact that he holds the record for most career hits Although he states at several points that his primary concern was helping his team win and emphasizes his willingness to switch positions as needed to put the best team on the field Rose s ego is undeniably large he writes at length about his desire to win personal awards such as Rookie of the Year and Most Valuable Player and hints at multiple points that he would like to be inducted into the Hall of FameRose is yet another baseball success story who had the advantage of an athletic father Big Pete was a semi professional football player into his early 40s and was an inspiration to his son The most touching and heartfelt section of the book is the preface in which Pete expresses gratitude for all his father gave him It is interesting to see how completely Pete dedicated himself to sports he had to repeat a year of high school because he failed to pass his classes and as a result played semi pro baseball his senior year having exhausted his high school eligibility Like many athletes he was physically a late bloomer getting much of his height and strength in his very late teensRose addresses his lifetime ban from baseball due to the bets he made on baseball during his career at both the start and end of the book On the one hand he apologizes for doing something that he acknowledges was against the rules of baseball On the other he makes clear that he feels no real moral ualms over his actions his claim is that he bet only on his own teams to win and that his financial interests were therefore aligned with the competitive interests of his team The same sorry not sorry attitude shows up elsewhere in his accounts When discussing his controversial collision with catcher Ray Fosse during the 1970 All Star Game Rose expresses remorse over the fact that Fosse was seriously injured but defends his actions as those of a competitor giving the fans the game they deserved

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Play Hungry Download ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Read Play Hungry He became one of the unlikeliest stars of the game Guided by the dad he idolized a local sports hero Pete learned to play hard and always focus on winning But even with his dad's guidance Pete was cut from his team as a teenager he wasn't a natural Rose was determined though and never would be satisfied with anything less than success His relentless hustle and headfirst style would help him overcome his limitations leading him to one of the most exciting and brash careers in the history of the sport Play Hungry is Pete Rose's love letter to the game and an unvarnished story of life on the diamond One of the icons of a golden age in baseball Pete Rose IS baseball He deserves to be in the Hall of Fame A good read

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Play Hungry Download ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Read Play Hungry The inside story of how Pete Rose became one of the greatest and most controversial players in the history of baseballPete Rose was a legend on the field As baseball's Hit King he shattered records that were thought to be unbreakable And during the 1970s he was the leader of the Big Red Machine the Cincinnati Reds team that dominated the game But he's also the greatest player who may never enter the Hall of Fame because of his lifetime ban from the sport Perhaps no other ballplayer's story is so representative of the triumphs and tragedies of our national pastimeIn Play Hungry Rose tells us the story of how through hard work and sheer will The Fragrance of RoseI m glad I sidestepped the first review This book was a real eye opener for me Not knowing much about the man who I saw on the cereal box and television as a kid I wanted to hear from Pete Rose I m not a baseball fan but I have watched some games and been to the ballpark What I come away with is the sense that this man lived for baseball To this day he still comes off as passionate about the game His insights are invaluable and I would recommend that anyone who lives in the realm of slapdash haphazard and approximate effort as a wise man once called it to have a go at this book and compare yourself to Pete Rose Ask yourself what you re missing This book had me looking in the mirror about all kinds of stuff My job my role as a father and grandfather my faith I mean Pete Rose was on a different level when it comes to the sheer drive to win and to play with excellence What are we out there for What are we doing anything for Do we have that inner drive to win at something Not that we have to be competing all the time that s not what I mean This man was driven to an excellence that bordered on obsession or fanaticism People seem to want Pete Rose to apologize in a way that they will believe him It will never happen to many peoples satisfaction Why Because everyone is looking for something different in an apology Listen Pete grew up wanting to play in the big leagues and no doubt wanted to make the MLB HOF I can feel it in every word I read But he was disualified That is a tragedy of epic proportions in sports history I have been to Canton but have no desire to go to Cooperstown Why Because Pete is not there I can t even imagine what he thinks about when he wakes up in the morning Man alive I met Pete Rose in Vegas on business in 2018 I was walking to a class at MGM for a conference I was attending He was behind a glass and I was like Wow there is Pete Rose I think I even said it out loud I bought a ball for my son who is a baseball fan got a signature and about a five minute conversation I m from KC and he knew our team and asked me about things I didn t have answers for I come away from this book understanding what drove Pete Rose to become one of the greatest ball players who ever lived He was raised to do his best to give it his all to prepare to play hard to stay focused to pay attention to every last detail of the game The man once ran to first base in a spring training game after drawing a walk Who does that He didn t care what people said about his play He was moving at a different level He played like ever year was the final year of a contract When the world continues to crush Rose because he broke the rules and bet on baseball the fragrance that I keep smelling is win compete give it your all don t give up do what ever it takes but play to win