A tale of two baseball cheaters

Why is it the best of times for Mark McGwire but the worst of times for Pete Rose?

Updated: January 26, 2010, 7:36 PM ET
By Gene Wojciechowski | ESPN.com

Mark McGwire is back in. But Pete Rose is still out?

Major League Baseball continues its hit streak of hypocrisy.

How is it that McGwire receives a standing O from St. Louis Cardinals fans, but Rose still has his 68-year-old face pressed against MLB's window? McGwire not only goes directly from his self-imposed isolation tank to a big league coaching job, but he has Cards manager Tony La Russa running interference against anyone who thinks this is a bogus idea.


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