Pete Rose makes another bid for reinstatement, citing Astros illegal sign stealing

Pete Rose is at it again.The all-time hits leader, who was banned for life for betting on baseball as a manager with the Reds, asked MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred to reinstate him back into the game. Rose cited the soft penalties received by the disgraced champions in Houston.According to a 20-page petition acquired by ESPN, Rose’s lawyers argue his lifetime ban is “vastly disproportionate” to his crime. They compare the Astros’ 2017 illegal-sign stealing scam and the complete absence of discipline administered to Houston’s players.Former Astros GM Jeff Luhnow and manager A.J. Hinch were both s…

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