Originally Posted by Johnny Footstool
I don't root for Bailey's personality, or for him to be a nice guy. I root for him to pitch well and help the Reds win. I kind of expect the media to root for that, too.
My thoughts exactly. This is why the tired judgement of Pete Rose is laughable.
Just because you can hit and throw a baseball at a high level doesn't mean your a great person; especially when everyone has a varying opinion of proper personality and morals.
It's just a shame that something that will be revered in baseball history for years to come was scarred initially by several loudmouths who need more accountability from their employers.