Baseball legend Pete Rose to headline law enforcement dinner
MVP one of the best hitters in the game
Pete Rose, the legendary baseball player who has been described as one of the best hitters and most versatile players in the game, will headline this year’s Law Enforcement Appreciation Dinner and Children’s Charity Fundraiser in Sioux Falls.
Rose, who played most of his career with the Cincinnati Reds, holds Major League Baseball records for career hits (4,256), games played (3,562), at bats (14,053) and plate appearances (15,890).
Nicknamed “Charlie Hustle,” Rose was named the 1973 Most Valuable Player for the National League and World Series Most Valuable Player in leading the 1975 “Big Red Machine” Cincinnati Reds to their first championship since 1940. In all, Rose was a three-time World Series champion, an All-Star in 17 of his 24 seasons, and finished with an astounding .303 career batting average.
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