Pete Rose heard the news Wednesday morning, but instead of being bitter, resentful or even hateful towards Major League Baseball, he instead felt jealousy.
“I just came up at the wrong time,” Rose told USA TODAY Sports. “I was 30 years too early.”
Colorado Rockies All-Star outfielder Charlie Blackmon became the first active Major League Baseball player to endorse a bookmaker. It’s a partnership in which Blackmon will be an ambassador in marketing campaigns, promotions, social media content and at events for the Colorado-based online sportsbook.