Southeastern PA

Pete Rose speaks at Montgomery Co. church

The former baseball star talked about making mistakes and second chances.

Pete Rose in Pa.

ROYERSFORD, Pa. - Former baseball star Pete Rose was in Pennsylvania Sunday, speaking about making mistakes and second chances.

The Philadelphia Inquirer says Rose spoke at Christ's Church of the Valley in Royersford, Montgomery County.

Rose was banned from baseball in 1989 for betting on games while he was manager of the Cincinnati Reds.

Rose admitted during the talk that he was wrong, but says he should be allowed back in baseball because drug users and alcoholics have been given second and third chances in the sport.

But he also says he can't complain because he's the one who screwed up.

The church invited Rose to speak, and Pastor Brian Jones says that the Bible speaks about the need to give people another chance.

The pastor declined to say how much Rose charged for the appearances.

Due to our site relaunch on October 25, previous comments on existing stories are no longer available.  This change is due to the limitations of Facebook's software 

The views expressed are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the TERMS OF USE  and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Your comments may be used on air. Be polite. Inappropriate posts or posts containing offsite links may be removed by the moderator.

Allentown, PA 18102





  • %

This Week's Circulars

Top Stories

Latest from the newsroom

More from the Newsroom