At his advanced age, Pete Rose continues to have a dark cloud over him and it all started up during a recent Phillies game. The team finished their sweep over the hapless Washington Nationals, beating their N.L. East foes 13-1 in the series finale on Sunday.
However, the discussion on Monday centered around Rose and his comments made to reporters when he was asked by Philadelphia Inquire Phillies beat reporter Alex Coffey about his presence at the game sends a negative message to women.
Rose was asked about sexual assault allegations that surfaced in 2017.
“No, I’m not here to talk about that,” Rose responded. “Sorry about that. It was 55 years ago, babe.”
Former pitcher Curt Schilling shared his true feelings on the 17-time All-Star.
“I say this as someone who knows him, who he treated kindly, but the things he says and his lack of self-awareness are unreal,” Schilling tweeted. “HOF talent, absolutely, but just a bad bad guy with literally zero morals or scruples and not an ounce of couth.”
The original question was in regards to reports that Rose had a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old minor female when Rose was 34. Rose admitted to having this relationship but said he thought the girl was 16 years old, which in the state of Ohio is the legal age of consent.
Who would have thought Schilling would become the voice of reason in this matter?
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