Pete Rose on ballot for prestigious Phillies honor

Pete Rose, who finally joined the Reds Hall of Fame in 2016, is now up for a similar honor with the Phillies.The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that baseball’s all-time hits leader is one of 10 candidates to be honored this year on thePhillies Wall of Fame.MORE: Pete Rose jokes about not being in Hall of Fame It’s just the latest sign of Rose’s resurgence in the baseball world the past couple of years. Banned from baseball in1989 for betting on the game, he’s still ineligible for the Baseball Hall of Fame. Cameron Maybin Jersey But the Reds honored him last season, and he has a high-profile roleas an MLB analyst on Fox and FS1.The Inquirer reports the Phils had to get permi sion from Major League Baseball to consider Rose for their honor.While most fans a sociate Rose with his 19 seasons in Cincinnati, he played five years with the Phillies and helped lead the team to the 1980 world championship.But expect some debate over Rose’s nomination. announced his nomination with the headline, “Pete Rose eligible for Phillies Wall of Fame: Does he deserve honor?”Fans can vote for Rose’s Phillies Wall nomination on the team’s website . A selection committee will take the top five in votes and select one for enshrinement on the wall in August. The display is in Ashburn Alley behind the outfield wallin Citizens Bank Park.Other candidates include Steve Bedrosian, Larry Christenson, Jim Fregosi, Gene Garber, Placido Polanco, Ron Reed Martin Maldonado Jersey , Scott Rolen, Manny Trillo, and Rick Wise.

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