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Reds retire Pete Rose’s No. 14

Thirty years after his retirement, theCincinnati Reds havefinally honored Pete Rose,retiring his No. 14.Rose, a 17-time All-Star and baseball's all-time leader with 4,256 hits, was honoredbefore the Reds' game Sunday with the Padres.The Reds presented Rose with a sculpture showing the aftermath of his 4,192nd hit that brokeTy Cobb's record, and a painting of him makingthe patented headfirst slide https://www.marinersedges.com/seattle-mariners/kyle-seager-jersey that helped earn him the nickname "Charlie Hustle."MORE: The most beloved player for every MLB teamAs Rose began to speak, fans at Great American Ball Park chanted his name."You're not going to make me cry," Rose told the crowd.Reds CEO Bob Castellini told fansduring the ceremony,"It is our salute to that person whose impact transcends their lifetime and spares any future player the impo sible task of living up to a legacy too https://www.marinersedges.com/seattle-mariners/jean-segura-jersey large to fill."Rose also caught the ceremonial first pitch of the game from his son, Pete Rose Jr.Today's first pitch: Pete Rose, Jr. throws to @PeteRose_14. #14forever pic.twitter.com/LM1Zk3tr9q Cincinnati Reds (@Reds) June 26, 2016It's been a whirlwind weekend for Rose. He joined the other members of the 1976"BIg Red Machine" that won the World Seriesfor a ceremony before Friday's game, and hewas then inducted into the Reds Hall of Fame Saturday.Rose, of course, received alifetime ban from the sport in 1989 for betting on Reds games while playing for and managing the team.MORE: Cla sic images of Pete RoseAfter Rose unsuce sfully petitionedMLB commi sioner Rob Manfred last year for reinstatement, Nelson Cruz Jersey the Reds announced their plans to honor Rose this weekend. Manfred approved the plans.Rose becomes the 10th member of the Reds to have his number retired.

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