Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


Contributors

Jim Furtado
Founder & Publisher
Repoz
Editor - Baseball Primer

Syndicate

Daniel Bard Newsbeat

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Ex-Red Sox setup man Daniel Bard healthy, ready to bounce back - Sports - The Boston Globe

Rose knew the consequences of his gambling should he get caught. He got caught.

More than 25 years have passed since Pete Rose was banned from baseball by commissioner Bart Giamatti for betting on baseball games.

The all-time hits leader never got on the Hall of Fame ballot.

I’ve always agreed with Giamatti’s decision of the lifetime ban, and with his decision to allow Rose to apply for reinstatement at some point. After all, gambling on baseball games while you’re uniformed personnel is an egregious offense, compromising the game’s integrity. For those reasons, Bud Selig was right not to have allowed Rose to be relevant in baseball.

But after 25 years, at age 73, has Rose paid for his crime? Granted, it took some 15 years for him to admit to betting on games.

Jim Furtado Posted: January 11, 2015 at 01:34 PM | 12 comment(s)
  Beats: daniel bard, pete rose, red sox, sunday notes

 

 

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Shooty Is Disappointed With His Midstream Urine
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogRosenthal: St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright believed to have season-ending Achilles injury | FOX Sports
(57 - 1:52am, Apr 27)
Last: DFA

NewsblogSource: Angels close to trading Josh Hamilton to Rangers | FOX Sports
(25 - 1:40am, Apr 27)
Last: Squash

NewsblogFangraphs: Different Aging Curves for Different Strikeout Profiles.
(8 - 1:37am, Apr 27)
Last: Joyful Calculus Instructor

NewsblogOT: Monthly NBA Thread - April 2015
(1670 - 1:23am, Apr 27)
Last: Squash

NewsblogOTP - April 2015: Church, baseball, politics: Rahm and Chuy work to close the deal
(3954 - 12:43am, Apr 27)
Last: Ray (RDP)

NewsblogOT: Wrestling Thread November 2014
(903 - 12:23am, Apr 27)
Last: Rowland Office Supplies

NewsblogAlex Guerrero in Dodgers lineup for series finale vs. Giants - LA Times
(18 - 11:39pm, Apr 26)
Last: Spahn Insane

NewsblogManfred: Rose will be allowed to be part of All-Star Game
(155 - 11:35pm, Apr 26)
Last: ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick

Newsblog4-26-2015 OMNICHATTER
(166 - 11:31pm, Apr 26)
Last: The Yankee Clapper

NewsblogOT: 2015 NHL Playoff thread
(76 - 10:55pm, Apr 26)
Last: PASTE Thinks This Trout Kid Might Be OK (Zeth)

NewsblogNick Cafardo | On Baseball: At 40, Koji Uehara in a pitched battle - Sports - The Boston Globe
(4 - 10:35pm, Apr 26)
Last: Jose Is The Most Absurd Thing on the Site

NewsblogOT: Soccer March 2015
(790 - 9:40pm, Apr 26)
Last: jmurph

NewsblogAll-around catchers among most valuable commodities in baseball - The Boston Globe
(27 - 8:49pm, Apr 26)
Last: cardsfanboy

NewsblogFormer Expos executive Jim Fanning dies at 87
(4 - 7:30pm, Apr 26)
Last: winnipegwhip

NewsblogYelich dealing with bulging disk in back | MLB.com
(11 - 5:54pm, Apr 26)
Last: bobm

Page rendered in 1.0745 seconds
47 querie(s) executed