|Pete Rose has a lot on his bobble-headed mind. The Marge Schott lies. The Johnny Bench pranks. The Schottzie Exlax. The best way to lay his burdens down? Allow Jim Caple to excerpt his new book on Page 2, of course. So here they are -- every last Hit King sin in a career worthy of a Hall of Fame for Miscreants.|
CAPLE: PETE'S PECCADILLOES
Kenesaw Mountain Landis? Candy Cummings? George Kelly? Who are these guys? Not only are there too many members in the Baseball Hall of Fame, but the whole election process is a little bit messy. The members of the Writers' Bloc have a Hall of Fame rumble about the Hall of Fame.
After reading the Pete Rose book, Alysse Minkoff says Charlie Hustle appears defiant and embarrased at the same time.
THE HOT LIST
With 2003 a distant memory, here's what's sizzling and fizzling for '04.
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|It's Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck, left, and Vancouver Canucks goalie Alex Auld. This balding match was requested by Steve Kiyooka in Oenang, Malaysia. Browse our archives of past pairs or click here to submit a future duo.|
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