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First Look: Ken & Sarah Burns on Their Central Park Five Doc | 04.12.13

The central Park five: Ken Burns & Daughter Sarah Preview their new documentary

by Film Festival Radio in FILM

A chat with master documentary filmmaker Ken Burns and his daughter, Sarah Burns, on their new film, The Central Park Five, set to air on PBS on April 16. The film tells the story of the five black and Latino teens wrongly convicted of raping a white woman in New York City in 1989.


Special live Coverage from the masters

by Boomer and The Babe in GOLF

For those of us who don’t have the good fortune to be in Augusta, enjoy special live coverage of the Masters with co-host Jon Bloom, part of the CBS broadcast team.


THIS WEEKEND: James Carville and Mary Matalin Live from the French quarter Festival

by World Footprints in TRAVEL

The New Orleans French Quarter Festival is celebrating 30 music-filled years! Get live coverage with power couple James Carville and Mary Matalin, as well as musicians and filmmakers.


it’s marathon season: Your Running Questions answered

by The Marathon Show in SPORTS

Spring is here, the Boston Marathon is Monday and Eric Sach, owner of The Balanced Athlete, answers questions on the right shoes for runners, night running, latest gadgets and more.


’42′ Star Chadwick boseman on playing jackie robinson

by FilmGordon Radio in MOVIES

42 star Chadwick Boseman chats about his role as Jackie Robinson in the baseball biopic, plus a preview of FilmFest DC with Founder Tony Gittens and reviews of Trance and more.


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Pete ‘The Hit King’ Rose: How I Got My Other Nickname—‘Charlie Hustle’

Pete Rose may be a lot of things, but lazy isn’t one of them—as two equally great New York Yankees were quick to attest.

Interviewed on BEST Business Radio, the former Cincinnati Reds star recalls how he got dubbed “Charlie Hustle.”

“The name was given to me when I was trying out for the Reds in spring training in 1963,” he tells host Doug Huggins.

"Whether you're playin' baseball or you're in business to sell a product, you can't cheat the fans," Pete (above) tells us. "Fans are customers, customers are fans."

"Whether you're playin' baseball or you're in business to sell a product, you can't cheat the fans," Pete (above) tells us. "Fans are customers, customers are fans."

“We played the New York Yankees in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. And I did a couple of things in that game and Mickey Mantle and Whitey Ford were talking to the New York press after the game and Mickey said to Whitey—or Whitey said to Mickey—‘Did you see that? Charlie Hustle beat us today!’

“And the next day in the New York paper it said, ‘Charlie Hustle Beats Yanks.’ My name was created at that time. And about three weeks later I ended up makin’ the Reds for the first time.”

Pete, who holds the all-time record—among many others—for most career hits (4,256), also discusses how he Continue reading