Pete Rose was met with a standing ovation Tuesday night when he took the field at the Great American Ball Park before the 86th All-Star game in Cincinnati despite his banned status with Major League Baseball.
Rose stood in front of Reds fans with the other members Cincinnati's fan-picked Franchise Four, Johnny Bench, Barry Larkin and Joe Morgan, all Hall of Fame members except Rose.
"The only bad thing about being out there: I didn't get no at-bats," Rose afterward according to the Associated Press. "I wish I had gotten a couple of at-bats. The fans were wonderful.