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    Pete Rose worse than Barry Bonds?!

    FOX Sports on MSN - MLB - Bonds and Rose, baseball's modern villains

    GIVE ME A BREAK! Pete deserves to be in the hall.



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    Re: Pete Rose worse than Barry Bonds?!

    By gambling, Pete Rose did not gain a competitive advantage nor did he gamble when he was a player.

    Bonds use of steroids had an impact on his ability to hit home runs.



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    Re: Pete Rose worse than Barry Bonds?!

    Pete did something against the rules of baseball, Barry didn't.


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    Re: Pete Rose worse than Barry Bonds?!

    The problem with Rose is that what he did violated a code that the players and managers live by. He committed the cardinal sin from within the sport.

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    brianhos, sometimes I think we share the same brain. You beat me to the punch by a few seconds



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    Re: Pete Rose worse than Barry Bonds?!

    Stupid question; when did Rose start gambling on baseball games? When he was a player or when he was coaching? Did he ever wager against the Reds while he was an active player? Did he ever wager against the team that he was coaching?

    I guess what I'm getting at is that if Rose never sought to intentionally throw a game, that minimizes the damage he potentially caused.

    However, by using steroids it could be argued that the users gained an unfair advantage.



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    Re: Pete Rose worse than Barry Bonds?!

    The two biggest records in baseball shared by two Huskters.


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