Re: Pete Rose on baseball's unwritten rules.
stealing bases for the typical 9-10 year old game should be disallowed in my opinion. I'll never, and I mean never be confused w/ Billy Hamilton, even I was able to steal bases as a 9/10 year old. (I'd alter that rule if it was a highly competitive league for elite players).
however, no matter if stealing bases is allowed or not, any coach ordering (or allowing) his kids to steal bases when up 24-1 should be promptly releaved of his duties as a coach. That's not teaching baseball, that's just rubbing it in the faces of a 9 or 10 year old kids