Letter seeking Hall of Fame eligibility for Rose is a desperate bid to burnish his tarnished legacy.
Last year, I bought a Mike Piazza home-white Dodgers jersey off Instagram from a reformed cholo. I purchased this jersey for a few reasons. One was that his other customers raved about the quality of these $60 jerseys, even though my customized jersey couldn’t possibly have fallen off the back of a truck. Another was
Pete Rose got into a bit of trouble back in 1989, and after an amazing career in baseball, Charlie Hustle was banned forever. For steroids? Domestic violence? Terrorism? Nope. Good old-fashioned gambling. Worse… gambling on baseball! Even worse…gambling on his own team! Has your monocle dropped into your tea yet? Well, Mr. Rose didn’t just