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Middletown, Ohio: Floating Pete Rose

A mural painted on the outside wall of a baseball-themed drive-thru convenience store shows Pete Rose driving head-first into first base -- but the artist unwittingly made it look like the bulky ballplayer is floating.

Marion's Grandslam Drive-Thru

249 Middletown Eaton Rd, Middletown, OH
Marion's Grandslam Drive-Thru. East edge of town, on the south side of OH-122/Middletown Eaton Rd. The mural is on the east side of the building.
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Pete Rose flies to first base.

Hit King Mural

Mural of baseball's hit king Pete Rose -- diving.

[Stephen Francia, 10/20/2022]

One way that Pete Rose -- who played for the nearby Cincinnati Reds -- got base hits was by diving head-first into first base, just beating the throw that would have made him out.

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