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Pete Rose Is A National Treasure Who Went On Air Yesterday During The Phillies Nats Game To Discuss "Cock High Fastballs" While Dropping Some Good Old Fashioned Cuss Words

I fuckin love Pete Rose. Not because he has balls the size of grapefruit and gives zero fucks. Like going on a broadcast in Philly this afternoon and casually shooting the shit about hitting pitches at dick level and tossing in some colorful four-letter words. While I do love that part about him, no, it's not the real reason I love him.

The real reason I love him is because Pete Rose is every one of us. 

Show me a man who claims he has never doubled down on a lie before, known he was caught dead to rights, yet still chose to go down with the ship, and, well, I'll show you a liar.

Granted, Pete's lie cost him the most important thing in his life and the thing he loves more than anything- the game of baseball, which is fucking criminal at this point. 

The saddest part of it all is it would literally make this guy's entire life if he were to be inducted in the Hall of Fame, but the holier than thou assholes in the commissioner's office, and the self-righteous cunt baseball writers association just can't let bygones be bygones. 

They have no problem shoving (competitor sportsbook names) down our throats with every other commercial between innings, as well as ad placements all over every ballpark where betting is legal now. But they can't let the transgressions of an 81-year-old man, with more hits than anybody who's ever played the game, slide.

And you can bet your life (pun intended) that in the days after Pete Rose's death, after MLB has milked every dime they can out of commemorating and celebrating him, they will induct him posthumously. Which is absolute bullshit. But so typically MLB.

In the meantime, give us fans more Pete Rose in the press box. Hell, get him on a nationwide tour for the rest of the summer visiting ballparks across the country doing color for each team. You know this man has stories. And the fans of the national pastime deserve to hear them all. 

p.s. - never forget what a scumbag Jim Gray is

p.s. - Pete still pulling decent for his age.