Rose offers his take on sign stealing
Pete Rose was taking a break from signing autographs at the MGM Grand hotel when asked a question he’s uniquely qualified to address.
What’s worse, betting on baseball or cheating at baseball?
“I don’t know,” Rose tells The Associated Press. “All I know is I’ve been suspended for 30 years now. I don’t know anybody that’s been suspended for 30 years.”
But while Rose was guilty of doing things not in the best interest of baseball, he said he wasn’t much of a sign thief.
“I batted 15,000 times and I never wanted a guy on second to tell me what was coming,” he said. “I didn’t want to know because he might be wrong and I wasn’t a guess hitter anyway so it wouldn’t have helped me much.”
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