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Why the two latest storms brewing in the Atlantic have baseball fans excited

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Pete Rose stormed the basepaths during his Major League Baseball career, but don't blame him for the two latest Atlantic gales targeting the East Coast, even though they seem to bear his name.

Peter and Rose are the 16th and 17th storms of the season, and both are projected on a possible course toward the already weathered East Coast, according to the latest reports.


If the two make landfall, they will do so in the wake of Hurricane Nicholas, which hammered Texas, and Hurricane Ida, which produced notable damage in Louisiana and New York.

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Still, Ida and Nicholas didn't have quite the same name recognition as Peter and Rose. The 17-time All-Star's 4,256 hits remain the most ever, though he has been barred from the Hall of Fame since he was suspended in 1989 for gambling.

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"Here's hoping this Charlie Hustle doesn't find it's Ray Fosse," a Reddit user named p4NDemik said, referencing the Cleveland Indians catcher Rose famously barreled over in the 1970 All-Star game.

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Original Author: Luke Gentile

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