I understand why Pete Rose wasn’t reinstated, but I still contend that baseball is better off with him involved than without. Alas, the man who collected more base hits than anyone who ever played the game is left on the outside looking in.
Pete Rose without a doubt one of the saddest tales in the history of sports
This is how it ends for Pete Rose — a phone call, a press release and a thud. His lifetime ban from baseball is set in stone.