5 things to know about Pete Rose being inducted into Reds Hall of Fame

The Cincinnati Reds announced Tuesday that Pete Rose will be inducted into the team’s Hall of Fame. Here are five things to know about the June 24-26 induction weekend at Great American Ball Park:

1. The induction ceremonies will coincide with a tribute to the 1976 team as it celebrates the 40-year anniversary of its World Championship season. There will be an on-field reunion of that team prior to the Friday 7:10 p.m. game, and the current Reds will wear 1975 throwback jerseys.

2. Rose's Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place on the field Saturday prior to the start of the 4:10 p.m. game. All fans will receive a Pete Rose poster.

3. Rose's No. 14 will officially be retired during an on-field ceremony prior to Sunday's 1:10 p.m. game. Only one player has worn No. 14 since Rose managed his final game for the Reds in 1989, and that was his son, Pete Jr., during a brief 11-game call-up in 1997.

4. The opponent for the Hall of Fame weekend series will be the San Diego Padres, the same team the Reds faced when Rose delivered the signature moment of his career, hit No. 4,192 to break Ty Cobb's record on Sept. 11, 1985.

5. Rose will be the 86th member of the Reds Hall of Fame and the lone inductee in the Class of 2016 so as not to take all the attention away from anyone else who would have been inducted alongside him.

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