Then it hit me. It, like most avenues of life, travels with reciprocity. Every decade is special.
There are hard-liners who believe Rose committed the most mortal sin of all, and that redemption should never come. That the mind-boggling 4, hits he got in major league baseball will never make him a Hall of Famer.
I would like to teach my kids this: He broke the rules and he suffered the consequences. But he also did great things in his life and he should be remembered for them. We talk about it. But when you actually come down to doing it, well, things get in the way.
In a sport that often can have ambiguity in its rules, Rule 21 d is clear and concise. Any player, umpire, or club official or employee, who shall bet any sum whatsoever upon any baseball game in connection with which the bettor has no duty to perform shall be declared ineligible for one year.
Any player, umpire, or club or league official or employee, who shall bet any sum whatsoever upon any baseball game in connection with which the bettor has a duty to perform shall be declared permanently ineligible. The only opening is that Rose can apply for reinstatement.
That is like granting parole for time served. Everybody changes, evolves, and tries to be a better person.
Was gambling a disease for Rose? Compulsive gambling is a serious condition that can destroy lives. Although treating compulsive gambling can be challenging, many compulsive gamblers have found help through professional treatment.
Who really knows what was happening to him during that time. Nobody, besides Papelbon, was willing to take a complete stand. Another is the PED issue. These are the exclusionary factors for the Hall of Fame.
There are players with statistical merits in the PED issue.
Matters on things other than performance is where we need to get the Hall to take a firm step. Maybe when he dies, people will come over to the other side.
And one wonders whether this might be the last baseball public appearance Rose will ever make. Nick Cafardo can be reached at cafardo globe. Follow him on Twitter nickcafardo.Pete Rose should never ever be allowed into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Ever. He committed the worst possible baseball crime -- one that undermines the game itself. He bet on his own team while he was manager of that team.
yes pete rose should be in the hall of regardbouddhiste.com gambled on baseball as a manager only may have affected the out come of a few regardbouddhiste.com players are useing hgh and steriods have changed the outcome of a decade of baseball games records and regardbouddhiste.com pete did as a player was drug free and did not change any outcomes to any games records or stats.
Herm Edwards on what ASU achieved with its win over No. 15 MSU. Should Pete Rose Be in the Hall of Fame?. How is someone who played on three different major league teams and broken major league records, including the all-time hit record, denied acceptance into the Baseball Hall of Fame?
The Hall of Fame is independently run. They are not MLB. Pete Rose could theoretically be voted into the Hall right now, as I understand it, but tradition dictates that he will not be considered as long as he is banned from MLB.
Jan 05, · Please join this discussion about Pete Rose within the Chat & Conversation category. Excerpt: Has admitted in his new book coming out and in an interview on Thursday that he DID bet on baseball.
Him being my favorite player of all time, I feel he should be allowed into the Hall of Fame for his PLAYING accomplishments only.