Tag Archives: Corked Bat

  • Former Cubs Pitcher Auctioning Off Sammy Sosa’s Corked Bat

    Former Cubs Pitcher Auctioning Off Sammy Sosa’s Corked Bat

    During a game against the Tampa Bay Rays on June 3, 2003, Sammy Sosa hit a ground ball to second base that would prove to be quite costly to him, and quite profitable for former Cubs pitcher Mike Remlinger.  Sosa’s bat shattered on the play, causing the umpires to investigate what appeared to be a […]

  • Pete Rose’s Corked Bat?

    Pete Rose’s Corked Bat?

    Is this an x-ray of a corked bat once used by the great Pete Rose? According to Deadspin it is “a Mizuno PR4192 bat, commissioned by Pete Rose specifically for his 1985 chase of baseball’s all-time hits record.” As you know, corking your bat in baseball is highly illegal, per rule 6.06(d), so this could […]