11.07.05

Rose ‘Roids Riles Reds Rejects

Posted in Baseball, The Law at 11:39 am by

The Associated Press is reporting this morning that Pete Rose Jr., attempting to be as embarassing to the Cincinnati Reds as his pop, has turned himself in on drug charges:

Pete Rose Jr., the son of baseball’s all-time hits leader, surrendered to federal authorities Monday to face charges that he was distributing GBL, a drug sometimes used as a steroid alternative.

The 35-year-old Rose could face a maximum of 20 years in prison. The Drug Enforcement Administration said his arrest was part of a larger investigation into a major GBL trafficking organization.

The indictment said Rose admitted that he received GBL from a person in Tennessee while a member of the Chattanooga Lookouts, the Double-A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds.

He also said he supplied half the players on that team with the drug. According to Rose, teammates would take GBL to “wind down” after games.

I guess it beats a PBR after work.

One Response to “Rose ‘Roids Riles Reds Rejects”

  1. CSTB says:

    We can only wonder how Pete Jr. might’ve turned out if he’d spent more quality time with a strong father-figure.

    Someone like Tom Sizemore.

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