TheRock wrote:StlSluggers wrote:I have to admit, I'm surprised how many people are in favor of reinstating Rose in any extent. I thought what he did was one of the most disgraceful and self-serving acts possible of a baseball player.
Shows what I know.
We live in a society that ever-increasingly believes people should not be held accountable for their actions. Not terribly surprising. Sad, but not terribly surprising.
The question becomes to what level should he be held accountable? Is a lifetime ban a just punishment for betting FOR the team you're managing to win? I think 20 years is a pretty good ban.