Through period artifacts, film and a graphic timeline, the story of the most prolific hitter in the game's history is brought to life. Visitors can re-live the magical night of September 11, 1985 when Rose passed Cobb and set off a city-wide celebration like no other.
Artifacts and features of the exhibit include:
• Original, game-used baseballs from many of Pete's 4000+ hits including all the balls from hit No. 4107 on April 18, 1985 to No. 4190 on September 8, 1985.
• Pete Rose game-worn jersey from September 11, 1985
• Section of Riverfront Stadium Astroturf where hit No. 4192 landed
• Game-used bat used by Rose on Opening Day 1985 when he collected two hits and drove in three runs in a 4-1 Reds victory
• Complete, unedited footage of hit No. 4192 complete with Marty & Joe's original radio broadcast
The Reds Hall of Fame & Museum is located next to Great American Ball Park at 100 Joe Nuxhall Way, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45202.
Plan your visit at www.redsmuseum.org or by calling (513) 765-7923.
About the Reds Hall of Fame & Museum:
Driven by a mission to celebrate greatness, preserve history and provide inspiration, the Reds Hall of Fame and Museum at Great American Ball Park is the place where the story of Reds baseball comes alive each day. The Museum features 15,000 square feet of historical, interactive and educational exhibits, highlighting the rich and storied tradition of the Reds for fans of all ages. Since its inception, 85 players, managers and executives have been honored with induction.