Daniel chimed in on the Pete Rose admission this week that he did in fact bet on baseball games while manager of the Cincinnati Reds. Daniel called him the dumbest person on the face of the earth and a loathsome human being. He said he must have an oat bag for brains. Daniel thinks if Rose simply acknowledged his misdeeds way back when this controversy initially surfaced, apologized, and begged for forgiveness…he probably would have been reinstated. Instead, for 20 years or so he basically lied to EVERYONE and repeatedly said he didn’t bet on baseball. Daniel went on to say he hopes he stays banned from baseball for a very long time.
I completely agree with Daniel on this one. I actually believed Rose at one point after he was banned and said he never did it. Now I just feel betrayed because after all, I was lied to just like all baseball fans were. He chose to deceive and failed to admit what he did until years later. So sorry Rose, it’s too late. Why should anyone care about you now after you have lied all these years? Rose is despicable and got exactly what he deserved. Even if he came out at the time and said something like he had a gambling addiction and was seeking help, he probably would have been forgiven. But he chose the road to deception and he’ll forever be remembered as a great baseball player who was also a compulsive lier.
What do you think?