ST. HENRY – Pete Rose, Major League Baseball’s all-time hit king, took the stage at Romer’s in St. Henry on May 6 to talk about his career with the Cincinnati Reds.
The event drew more than 500 people from near and far and included a VIP meet and greet segment during which fans got to take a photo with Rose and received an autographed copy of the 4192: The Official Pete Rose photograph.
The event also included a Romer’s meal and the Kentucky Derby race. After the meal guests were entertained by stories and laughter by Rose.
The show had many visuals and hight tech audio, music and imagery. It was a journey of Rose’s playing career and a look back into his life growing up as a kid. He shared stories that credited his reason for being so driven at such a young age.
Rose shared with the audience stories of the Big Red Machine and conversations from on and off the field. The show led up to the game where Rose broke the hit record. “The Hit” was relived, and Rose shared what was going through his mind as he stepped to the plate and the nine-minute standing ovation that followed.
A portion of the event proceeds and 50/50 earnings went to area Little League teams.
For more information on all upcoming Romer’s Catering & Overdrive events, visit www.romerscatering.com.