publication date: Sunday, July 31, 2005 (part of Round XXVI)

category: Sports

clue: Being caught red-handed by gambling allegations have kept this record-breaking hitter from ascending to true baseball fame.

explanation: Rose, a former Cincinnati Red ("red"), would be eligible for the Baseball Hall of Fame ("fame") had he not gambled on the outcomes of games, especially those in which he participated as player or manager. The word "ascending" was a play on his last name. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Lori Lancaster, Aaron Fischer, Chris McKinnon, Michael Paul Cote, Jackie Mason, Wendy Hampson, Nadine Russell, Justin Hampson, Bob Miller, Derrek White, and Betsy May

player landmarks: This was the first goo solved by Betsy May.

For Pete's Sake Week This goo was part of For Pete's Sake Week.

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