Pete Rose’s Crazy Live TV Stories Are Scaring Broadcasters – OutKick

MLB legend Pete Rose had a momentous day on Sunday, making his comeback at Citizens Bank Park, home of the Philadelphia Phillies, after a 30-year hiatus since his last visit.

The Phillies invited Rose, 81, to visit Citizens Bank on Sunday as part of a ceremony to commemorate the Phillies’ 1980 championship team. Rose played for the Phillies from 1979 to 1983.

Despite facing a slew of negative headlines regarding his comeback, which mostly focused on accusations of statutory rape from over 55 years ago, Rose willingly took to a broadcaster’s mic to speak. of his beloved game.

Feeling the energy of the special occasion, Rose began to turn to storytelling that some might find too mature for live television.

One of his stories had his fellow broadcasters on the edges of their seats, but not for the best reason.

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It didn’t take long for the broadcast booth to nudge Rose on the FCC oversight…

Even with the negative backlash from the allegations, Rose received a warm welcome from fans as he stepped onto the pitch.

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