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Pete Rose sues former baseball investigator over rape claims

Rebecca P. Padron

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Sports betting is not a sure thing and it can be very difficult to make the odds work out in your favor. However, by understanding sports betting and the basics, it is much easier. If you can master understanding statistics and odds, it is much more likely you will be a successful bettor.
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Dowd damaged his reputation and endorsement deals during a July 2015 interview on WCHE-AM in West Chester, Pennsylvania.

“Michael Bertolini, you know, told us that he not only ran bets but he ran young girls for him down at spring training, ages 12 to 14,” Dowd responded last year. “Isn’t that lovely. So that’s statutory rape every time you do that.”

Former baseball star Pete Rose on Wednesday sued the lawyer whose investigative report got him kicked out of baseball for gambling, alleging the lawyer defamed him last year by saying on the radio that Rose raped young teen girls during spring training.

On July 13, Dowd was asked on WCHE-AM whether he found Rose to be a likable person.

“Rose never did any such thing and until the Dowd accusations, no one had ever claimed he did,”Rose’s lawyers wrote in the complaint. “What Dowd attributes to Bertolini is false: Bertolini states he never told Dowd any such thing.”

A portion of Dowd’s 1989 report for Major League Baseball was headed, “Rose-Bertolini Betting.”

A man answering a phone listed for Dowd in Massachusetts did not identify himself, would not take a message and abruptly hung up on a reporter seeking comment.

Dowd investigated Rose for Major League Baseball in 1989, leading the league’s all-time hits leader to be declared ineligible for the Hall of Fame.

The lawsuit states Dowd said during the radio appearance that Rose associate Michael Bertolini told investigators he “ran young girls” to Rose during spring training, which Dowd called “statutory rape every time.” Bertolini’s lawyers issued a categorical denial last summer.

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Dowd subsequently told NJ.com that he did not want to discuss the Bertolini allegation any longer, saying it had been blown out of proportion.

Rose, who lives in Las Vegas, had applied for reinstatement to the game last year and was about to appear at an All-Star Game in Cincinnati, where he coached and played, when Dowd said on Jim Rome’s radio show on June 23, 2015, that Rose “had Bertolini running young women down in Florida for his satisfaction,” the lawsuit said.

Rose said in the federal lawsuit that John M

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Rebecca P. Padron

Rebecca P. Padron

Sports betting is not a sure thing and it can be very difficult to make the odds work out in your favor. However, by understanding sports betting and the basics, it is much easier. If you can master understanding statistics and odds, it is much more likely you will be a successful bettor.
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 By arniehi in Baseball

This week sees the All Star Break and with that, marks what’s around the half way period for the MLB Season. With a total of 162 games for each team per season, the MLB provides some of the best long term betting prospects for any statistics based bettors…. It also allows us some time for reflection on what’s been a hectic and, at times, dramatic first half. more

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Baseball Handicapping Formula – How To Become Great at Baseball Handicapping

Rebecca P. Padron

Rebecca P. Padron

Sports betting is not a sure thing and it can be very difficult to make the odds work out in your favor. However, by understanding sports betting and the basics, it is much easier. If you can master understanding statistics and odds, it is much more likely you will be a successful bettor.
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You just start analyzing ball games and select your winners. They must be up to date with all trades, injuries, trends and current statistics. There is no license or certification required. For effective baseball handicapping you need to follow a formula. Then there are the side variable such as weather conditions, disputes among the players sand mental state of the players. The only way to fully grade a handicappers picks is over the entire season.

Just what is a baseball handicapper? According to Wikipedia: Baseball Handicapping is the practice of assigning advantage through scoring compensation or other advantage given to different contestants to equalize the chances of winning. This formula must be battle tested. It is better to be lucky than be good, right. A good handicapper will take all this information and plug into their handicapping formula.

Now a proven winning formula is mandatory. Don’t confuse being lucky for being good.

The best baseball handicappers in one who thoroughly follows the game, uses a proven system along with all those miscellaneous variables to determine their selections. Let’s make it simple and say that a baseball handicapper is a person that analyzes two baseball teams and attempt to picks the winner.

The fact is anyone can claim to be good at baseball handicapping. Luck has a lot to do with it. Anyone can create a formula and start using it, but it has to be tested. The only way to test a formula is to use through an entire baseball season. There is no government rating nor is there any real tracking system.

I would define the best baseball handicapper a one who is truly knowledgeable on the sports. Many get lucky but luck only happens occasional. A handicapper that just picks games without close examination is one that I would avoid. Part of being a good handicapper is promoting yourself as one. Baseball season is very long and there are many ups and downs for every team. Follow the game, use a proven baseball betting formula, there are many available. Be consistent with your bets and use proper money management and you will the best baseball handicapper.. My feelings on this are not one individual can be giving that title. Baseball handicapping is not all based on skill. That is the easy part just about all handicappers claim to be the best.

Now you are probably reading this article because you want to know who is best. Remember to distinguish the difference between just lucky and picking the right side. You might have a nice run for a week, start thinking you have the best system in the world then lose the next 10 games. I am a true believe that anyone can be the best baseball handicapper if they so desire