Cincinnati, Ohio: Sliding Pete Rose Statue

Baseball player Pete "Charlie Hustle" Rose is portrayed in an unusual pose for a bronze statue, but a typical pose for him -- arcing headfirst through the air, arms outstretched, toward a base.

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100 Joe Nuxhall Way, Cincinnati, OH
Downtown, on the east side of Joe Nuxhall Way, just south of its intersection with 2nd St. E.
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Sliding Pete Rose.

Sliding Pete Rose Statue

Wonderful bronze of "Charlie Hustle" himself, In front of the Reds baseball stadium.

[Micki, 08/27/2021]

Pete Rose was famous for his head-first slides into bases, although the idea that this had a split-second speed benefit has since fallen out of fashion with baseball teams and head trauma specialists.

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