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Kinetic Nebula asked in SportsBaseball · 3 months ago

Is the Astros' cheating scandal worse than Pete Rose's betting scandal?

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  • nappa
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Yes ,, pete did his after he left as a player,,

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  • TH
    Lv 5
    2 months ago

    Both are equal.

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  • 3 months ago

    It's about equal.  However, Alex Cora is a Latino who voted Democrat and hates President Trump, so the rules don't apply to him.

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  • 3 months ago

    I see "Astros' cheating scandal" and I think "Cora cheating scandal". The thing that Cora and Rose have in common are that both are douche bags who think the rules don't apply to them.

    People like them are destroying the sport.

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  • David
    Lv 7
    3 months ago

    NOTHING is worse than Rose's betting scandal. It's not like he didn't know he did wrong. For 20 YEARS before Rose picked up a glove, it was the ONE rule that could get you suspended permanently (NOT just for life). Yet he did it anyway. Apparently thinking that the rules didn't apply to him. It's not like he did it once, and immediately regretted it. He gambled on baseball a minimum of HUNDREDS of times, then LIED about it for 20 years, UNTIL he decided he could make money off it by writing a tell-all book. He CLAIMS he never bet against the Reds, but he's a known liar with no credibility. In fact, John Dowd found betting slips that seemed to show that he bet AGAINST his team.

    IF you accept Rose's claims, you have to ask at what level of ability can you get away with breaking the rules. Because then you are telling every other player that ever signed a contract, that if Rose could get away with it, then so can you.

    That's a terrible message to send.

    That doesn't excuse the Astros, but don't make Rose to be a saint.

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  • Anonymous
    3 months ago

    No but shouldn't be ignored.

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  • 3 months ago

    This is WAY worse than even the 1919 Black Sox scandal!!!!

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  • 3 months ago

    Not even close. There's nothing worse than gambling. 

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  • Bob
    Lv 7
    3 months ago

    What Pete Rose did was worse,and to me what the 1919'Black Sox', AKA the Chicago White Sox did was worse than what the Astros did.

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  • 3 months ago

    Pete Rose was not a problem neither is the so called cheating

    It’s been done for years

    The problem is SJW progressives running baseball

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