Interesting findings, people voted on my Hub related to the two and shockingly (to me anyway) 57% of them said yes to Barry Bonds going to the hall of fame, and 67% said NO to Pete Rose. Funny how the world works...
Both violated the sanctity of the game in some way. Both lied about it. Bonds was the far better player even before he got huge. I'd have to favor Bonds over Rose at this point, although if I had a Hall of Fame ballot and both their names were on it, I wouldn't vote for either.
by Paul Edmondson8 years ago
Curios if any teams are trying to sign Bonds.
by seattleamilehigh15 years ago
I can't help it. Pete Rose got EXACTLY what he knew was coming, and he kept on betting. He was not and still is not bigger than the game, as he has found out. If Barry Bonds never gets into the hall, I'm ok with that as...
by Joseph Frankina III3 years ago
He was caught gambling. He has been permanently banned from baseball including the Hall of Fame. Is this a fair punishment? Are there other players who have committed worse crimes who are not banned from the game or the...
by RKHenry7 years ago
With all the steroids and drug use in baseball- why the hell is Pete Rose still banned from the Hall of Fame? You got all these guys messing with the game, just like Pete did- and they get more money, play, and...
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