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Where in the world is Pete Rose? Signing, of course

Where in the world is Pete Rose? Signing, of course

The most perplexing thing about the World Series for some wasn't how Daniel Murphy let a slow grounder go under his glove.

Rather, it was this: What the heck happened to Pete Rose?

The breakout star of Fox's panel of analysts one minute, baseball's hit king was gone the next. Twitter was abuzz with speculation about his abrupt absence, and the requisite conspiracy theories began to fly.

Turns out, the truth is simple. Rose had places to be, things to sign.

"They were kind of disappointed I wasn't there, and to be honest I was disappointed, too," Rose told The Associated Press on Sunday. "But I'm the kind of guy who lives up to my contracts. You've...

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