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Play Hungry

Pete Rose Ï 5 eview

Great book Pete Rose IS baseball He deserves to be in the Hall of Fame A good ead 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 unning 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 block for being admitted into the Hall of Fame In his book he briefly apologizes for his transgressions and suggests that maybe some day after he s long gone he may be allowed into the Hall He blames his betting on his father saying he s very competitive and would never bet against his own team Still he bet on the sport which is a huge no no in baseballPlay Hungry is written in various cliches and odd syntax Any book that has exclamation points gets a point knocked off the five star ating automatically and Pete uses them a lot He also esorts to cliches when writing Most of the book is about his early life and how he became Pete A section on his days with the Big Red Machine may be the most attractive for eaders who knew of him and it s decent eading for bringing back those memoriesHe jumps uickly to his days with Philadelphia and then as a manager with the Reds There s also brief chapters as if done uickly to fill a page count about his son s attempt into baseball and then his own opinion of today s game He actually suggests doing a split season like minor leagues or that disastrous 1981 strike shortened major league season as a way to draw fans to the game Egad He says it gives fans of teams like say Diego or Balti a chance to have a second chance after their teams become contenders in early July for exampleThis is a uick ead and worth the time given to ead it merely for the feel of the 1970s and 1980s baseball But don t expect a lot of prose I d give it a 35 ating simply because I loved that baseball era and Rose was a big part of it The Fragrance of RoseI m glad I sidestepped the first eview This book was a eal 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 ecommend that anyone who lives in Awesome book Would make a great movie or TV show 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 emember my dad either watching on tv or hovered over the adio coveting every moment of every game The Cincinnati Reds brought excitement to millions of people and the memories of those days linger on Pete Rose brings many of those memories back to life in his book Play Hungry This is the story of how Rose came to be one of the greatest baseball player. The inside story of how Pete Rose became one of the And Most Controversial Players In The *and most controversial players in the baseballPete Rose was a legend on the field As baseball's Hit King he shattered ecords 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 epresentative of the triumphs and tragedies of our national pastimeIn Play Hungry Rose tells us the story of how through hard work and sheer will. S of all time It tells of his great love for the game and how though he wasn t the greatest athlete of all time he could have been in the 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 attention of coaches who promoted him past the minor leagues to the Reds He briefly discusses his period of free agency and who promoted him past the minor leagues to the Reds He briefly discusses his period of free agency and He egrets betting on baseball but believes his punishment was greater than the crime I was fortunate enough to live in Cincinnati where I watched him as a player coach I emember the night he set the ecord Even in those years he and Johnny Bench were fun to watch It s a mediocre book which doesn t spend enough time on his career in the majors and spends time on the back story but Reds and Rose fans may enjoy this I ve always wanted to meet Pete Rose and talk baseball with him This book felt like
Meeting Him Loved Reading 
him loved eading his life and career and changes he d make now in the game He was a great player and I did get to see him play back in the day Enjoyed this book a lot Liked his stories *about his father and how much of an influence he had in his life Overall a great ead *his father and how much of an influence he had in his life Overall a great ead you are a baseball fan 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 eferences 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 emember Rose s days with the Big Red Machine and are interested in getting a sense of his thoughts on the game ather 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 eadable 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 ecord 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. 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 elentless 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.
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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 he had to epeat year of high school because he failed to pass his classes and as a esult 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 *of his height and strength in his very late teensRose addresses his lifetime ban from baseball due to the 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 ules of baseball On the other he makes clear that he feels no eal 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 emorse over the fact that Fosse was seriously injured but defends his actions as those of a competitor giving the fans the game they deserved 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 modern decline Rose has been no tourist in this world His writing about playing in the Venezuelan Winter Leagues eally brought home what filthy Communists have done to that once great nation I begin to have eal empathy for Venezuela which had been lacking Rose humanizes what he writes about because he is so elentlessly human himselfWhat s missing from this book is Pete Rose eally He never eally eveals that much about himself he two divorces the paternity suit the statutory ape accusation His most genuine emotion is the anger and sorrow over his son being denied a fair chance at MLB because of his father s gambling problems and over the death #of his fatherAs to that unless they can prove Rose shaved points or bet against # his fatherAs to that unless they can prove Rose shaved points or bet against team while he was managing the ban from the Hall of Fame is BS absolutely Rose probably had some electronic link to his bets writing checks or some such which just shows he did not have a criminal mentality about the whole thing though neither did Jussie Smollet by that logic I suppose Rose however lives as the exact opposite of the whining Snowflake Culture of the current milieu Brother just seems to have had a gambling problemPersonal confession I tried to slide head first into 3rd base when I played Farm Team got burns all over my chest so painful I couldn t even cry got tagged out as the 3rd base coaches laughed at my discomfort and could hardly walk for three daysPut him in the Hall already. 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 ecord 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 ules 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


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