Thoughts on Fox Hiring Pete Rose

19 Apr 2015, 11:59 am

Ken Rosenthal of the MLB Network has revealed that Fox has hired Pete Rose to be an in studio analyst for its pre-game shows and various other MLB programs on both the Fox and FS1 networks. I think this is a great addition. It goes without saying that the game's all-time hit leader knows the game.

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Thoughts on Fox Hiring Pete Rose

Ken Rosenthal of the MLB Network has revealed that Fox has hired Pete Rose to be an in studio analyst for its pre-game shows and various other MLB programs on both the Fox and FS1 networks. I think this is a great addition. It goes without saying that the game's all-time hit leader knows the game.

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