Originally Posted by redsfaninbsg
It's pretty pathetic to me that baseball forgives steroid users, alcoholics, cocaine addicts, wife beaters, etc but won't forgive a compulsive gambler.
The first 50 years of he game was fraught with gambling and because of that the game almost drifted into the realm of the WWF, no fun.
Busting on the compulsive gambler gave you the joy you live with every summer.
Sure it comes with a price, but as a fan we need to love the game first and the players second, for the former is not near as fallible as the later, as it is not made of flesh.