For shame, Major League Baseball Posted in: Opinions Thirty-five years ago, baseball committed their "sin of pride," by banning for life Pete Rose, the best player who ever played the game. This mean and arrogant gesture was supposed to protect the "integrity of the game." Baseball, in its arrogance, never relented. Mr. Rose is still banned. Why? Only because they had the power to do it! As a 91-year-old devoted baseball fan who always grudgingly accepted baseball's alleged integrity, Mr. Robert Manfred, you cheated me out of my love for baseball, by pulling the All-Star game from Atlanta for the sniveling protests of people who do not care about the ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!