1978 HEADLINE: Pete Rose Joins The Philadelphia Phillies
On this day in 1978, Pete Rose signed as a free agent with the Philadelphia Phillies.
After spending the first 16 seasons of his big league career with the Reds, Rose would spend the next 5 with the Phillies. And during that 5-year stretch, Rose would amass 826 hits while being named an All-Star four times, winning a Silver Slugger award, and a World Series title in 1980!!