Benjamin Hochman: Gambling via Cardinals telecasts will raise tough questions for some parents

Kids, as recently as 2009, or in the Pete Rose days of 1989, or even back in the Black Sox days of 1919, were told that betting on baseball was bad. It was illegal. It was precarious. And for ballplayers and team employees who did it, well, it could be career-threatening.But now, betting on baseball is going to be part of baseball. It’s going to be part of Major League Baseball broadcasts, and while this was inevitable, it still makes me uncomfortable.Perhaps you’ve seen the stories by Dan Caesar in this newspaper — Fox Sports Midwest and other regional networks owned by Sinclair Broadcasting …

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