Saturday, May 30, 2009
Baseball Review; Naltional League Central
The Astros and The Pirates aren't going anywhere, let's just face the facts. The favorites to win this division, the Chicago Cubs are on the verge of complete implosion.
It's a three way horse race between the Reds, Brewers, and Cardinals. This is gong to be a tough call, this is the best division in baseball in my opinion.
I'm picking the Reds, because they have good, young pitchers. Which brings us to the number one question in baseball.
Should Pete Rose be in the Hall of Fame? I vote yes, but not because of the reasons most people give. He did bet on baseball and lie about it, but are the steroid abusers (who are eligible) any better.
The staunch anti-gambling policy came about when the Black Sox players alledgedly took money to throw the world series. Players back then were making a pittance compared to the owners, so I can't say I blame them too much.
So it's time to forgive Rose and Shoeless Joe Jackson, and let them in.