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 […]