10 quotes found searching on Peter Edward "Pete" Rose
I'd be willing to bet you, if I was a betting man, that I have never bet on baseball.
I haven't missed a game in two and a half years. I go to the park as sick as a dog and, when I see my uniform hanging there, I get well right now. Then I see some of you guys and I get sick again.
The only way you can do that is by breaking into the equipement room.
I'm no different from anybody else with two arms, two legs, and 4200 hits.
With the money I'm making, I should be playing two positions.
When I get the record, all it will make me is the player with the most hits. I'm also the player with the most at bats and the most outs. I never said I was a greater player than Cobb.
When you play this game 20 years, go to bat 10,000 times, and get 3,000 hits, you know what that means? You've gone 0 for 7,000.
I see we're advertising casinos now. Gambling must be OK. (Commissioner Bud Selig) is going to be calling me any day now.
I'd walk through hell in a gasoline suit to keep playing baseball.
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I bet on my own team to win. Thatís what I did in a nutshell. I was wrong, but I didnít taint the game. I didnít try to steal any games. I never voted against my team. I bet on my team every night because thatís the confidence that I had in my players. And I was wrong. But this is a little different. Itís a lot different, actually, and I think thatís why the commissioner came down so hard. So they fire the GM, they fire the manager, and (MLB) probably is going to get (Red Sox manager) Alex Cora, who was the (Astros) bench coach at the time. But what about the players who were behind this and taking the knowledge? Should they get off scot-free? Donít you have to do something to the players who were accepting the stolen signs? Nothingís been done. Is that fair?
Note: The Commissioner's report stated that assessing discipline of individual Astros players would be difficult, because almost all Astros players had some involvement or knowledge of the scheme and the investigative record did not determine with certainty every player who should be held accountable, and impractical, given the large number of players involved and the fact that many of those players now play for other Clubs.
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