Baseball legend Pete Rose is coming to Owensboro for a very special evening.  "An Evening with Pete Rose" will take place Friday, September 15th at the RiverPark Center downtown.

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Tickets for this special, one night only event, go on sale to the public today at 8am at PeteRoseHitKing.com.  Reserved seats are $35 (lower level) and $25 (balcony).  V.I.P. tickets, which include seating in the first six rows of the orchestra) are $100.

Pete Rose began playing for the Cincinnati Reds in 1963 and wrapped up his storied career as a player in 1986.  In the Major Leagues, he recorded 4,256 hits, had 160 home runs and 1,314 RBI's.  Of course, he earned the nickname "Hit King" when he reached 4192 career hits.  In addition to playing for the Reds, Rose also played for the Philadelphia Phillies and the Montreal Expos.  He's a seventeen-time MLB All-Star and member of three World Series championship teams.  His Cincinnati Reds jersey, #14, has been retired.

It's going to be a great night with of baseball's biggest legends and we are thrilled to welcome Pete Rose to town!