The Cincinnati Reds announced Tuesday that they will induct Pete Rose into their Hall of Fame during the weekend of June 24-26. And then they handed the microphone to the majors' all-time hits leader himself.

As usual, the 74-year-old Rose was full of snappy one-liners on everything from his forthcoming statue to the exact nature of the news conference to the Reds' opponent during that weekend this summer.

A sampling of the tweets from the Reds writers in attendance: