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Old 09 June 2010, 09:18 PM
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Originally Posted by RealityChuck View Post
Corked bats are an honorable tradition in baseball; Rose is far from the only player to use them (e.g., Amos Otis -- who generally has a reputation of a good guy -- said he used corked bats his entire career) and there is no consensus as to whether they actually help a batter. It's no worse than throwing a spitball or a scuffed baseball -- neither of which kept pitchers out of the Hall of Fame.
Has anyone suggested that Rose, or anyone else, be kept out of the HoF for corking a bat?
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