I threw a “perhaps” in there because the lines get real blurry when trying to rank bad things.
Is it worse to be trampled by a herd of water buffalo or get stuck in an elevator with an angry badger or is it worse to live in Nebraska?
For the record... It has never been proven that Pete Rose bet against his team. The Dowd report never claimed he did.
No bookie is going to take that bet BTW.
It would be like me saying “Hey Chief... I’ll Bet you that I will spill this water all over the floor”. And you say “I’ll give you 4-1 odds.” And then I pour the water on the floor and you say “Ok you win this time... let’s go double or nothing.... here’s another glass of water”.
I was pretty young during the Black Sox Scandal so the historical significance is lost on me and I’m not the type to hold a grudge.
Hey now...some of us live in Nebraska. At least one of us does. Not naming names or anything.