With Pete Rose back in the news, at least somewhat, it’s a great time to retell the deception of 4,192, the absurdity of the 1910 batting race and the day Pete Rose REALLY passed Ty Cobb to become the Hit King.
Joe Posnanski writes about sports for a living, particularly baseball. Here, he writes about sports and also Springsteen, Hamilton, Harry Potter, iPads, infomercials, his idolization of Duane Kuiper, his family and magic. He lives in Charlotte with his wife Margo, two daughters Elizabeth and Katie, and their dog Westley. Joe is currently working on a book about Harry Houdini in today’s world.