Ruben Amaro
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Ruben Amaro Sr.

Spent parts of 11 seasons in majors

"Ruben Jr. was the bat boy for the Phillies in 1980; I was the third-base coach. We were driving home from a game one night and he couldn't stop telling me how great Pete Rose was.

"That was a great team: Steve Carlton. Mike Schmidt and others. But Ruben Jr. was really impressed by how hard Pete played: consistently hard, every day, every game. Pete made a big impression on my son."