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    Re: Selig May Lift Pete Rose's Lifetime Ban

    Boooooooo!!!!



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    Re: Selig May Lift Pete Rose's Lifetime Ban

    Good call IMO. It has been said a previous commissioner (Bart something or other) was going to and died of the heart attack before he had the chance.


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    Re: Selig May Lift Pete Rose's Lifetime Ban

    I have Pete Rose's autograph. Maybe it will go up in value if he gets reinstated.


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    Re: Selig May Lift Pete Rose's Lifetime Ban

    It's about time.



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    Re: Selig May Lift Pete Rose's Lifetime Ban

    In the spirit of Pete Rose, I think we should open up something on the betting board for this! HAHA



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    Re: Selig May Lift Pete Rose's Lifetime Ban

    It's a dirty sport anymore. Why not let the dirty players in?


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    Re: Selig May Lift Pete Rose's Lifetime Ban

    Quote Originally Posted by NobodyBeatsCy View Post
    It's a dirty sport anymore. Why not let the dirty players in?
    Rose wasn't a dirty player. Just a dirty manager...


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    Re: Selig May Lift Pete Rose's Lifetime Ban

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    Rose wasn't a dirty player. Just a dirty manager...
    I'm sure he was pure as newly fallen snow before he became a manager - I stand corrected


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    Re: Selig May Lift Pete Rose's Lifetime Ban

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    Good call IMO. It has been said a previous commissioner (Bart something or other) was going to and died of the heart attack before he had the chance.
    I thought it was the effect (affect?) of banning Rose weighed so heavily on him - Giamatti - that it literally killed him.

    Either way, if Barry Bonds, Sammy Sosa, and Roger Clemens are going to get in - and they are - then let Pete in.

    Who knows who Bart Giamatti's son is? Even if you don't know, you've probably seen him and didn't make the connection.



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    Re: Selig May Lift Pete Rose's Lifetime Ban

    Quote Originally Posted by TarHeelHawk View Post
    I thought it was the effect (affect?) of banning Rose weighed so heavily on him - Giamatti - that it literally killed him.

    Either way, if Barry Bonds, Sammy Sosa, and Roger Clemens are going to get in - and they are - then let Pete in.

    Who knows who Bart Giamatti's son is? Even if you don't know, you've probably seen him and didn't make the connection.
    My opinion on the thing is Rose was never going into the Hall for his accomplishments as a manager - he was a shoe-in for his accomplishments as a player, however.

    My opinion - vote him into the hall, and tell his ENTIRE life story. He belongs there, but those visiting 50 years from now should also know he's one of many tarnished stars.


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    Re: Selig May Lift Pete Rose's Lifetime Ban

    Quote Originally Posted by TarHeelHawk View Post
    I thought it was the effect (affect?) of banning Rose weighed so heavily on him - Giamatti - that it literally killed him.

    Either way, if Barry Bonds, Sammy Sosa, and Roger Clemens are going to get in - and they are - then let Pete in.

    Who knows who Bart Giamatti's son is? Even if you don't know, you've probably seen him and didn't make the connection.

    Isn't he an actor?


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    Re: Selig May Lift Pete Rose's Lifetime Ban

    Quote Originally Posted by TarHeelHawk View Post
    Who knows who Bart Giamatti's son is? Even if you don't know, you've probably seen him and didn't make the connection.
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    Re: Selig May Lift Pete Rose's Lifetime Ban

    Quote Originally Posted by TheCaptain View Post
    Isn't he an actor?
    Correct! Paul Giamatti.

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    Marcus?

    Might be, I don't know, I've only heard of Paul.



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