From the Worldwide Leader:
I never watched Pete Rose play baseball. He was before my time. What I know about Rose comes mostly from books, most notably Joe Posnanski’s “The Machine.” Look, I don’t know much — I chose to become a journalist, after all. But I know this: Pete Rose belongs in Cooperstown.
The ESPN short makes me sad. Especially Rose’s quotes.
I would rather be managing a baseball team, to be honest with you.
I’m a guy just looking for a second chance. Other people get second chances. Alcoholics, drug addicts, spouse-beaters. Not gamblers, though.
Enough, Bud. Free Charlie Hustle.
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