Q&A with Pete Rose

In his new book, My Prison Without Bars, Pete Rose finally admits that he gambled on baseball. He has been barred from the sport for 14 years.

Why come clean after all this time?

When we met with the commissioner 14 months ago, I left with a good feeling that something was gonna happen. I just felt it was time to take this off my shoulders.

Aren't you profiting from your crime?

The whole book's not about the crime. It's a story about my father and myself. Bill O'Reilly wrote a book. He got paid. Hillary Clinton...

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