Interview Introduction 

Eminent is here, and interviews are happening. For my interview, I tried to find someone that knew a lot about my eminent person, Pete Rose. I was also trying to find someone that had a very strong opinion on Pete Rose. Luckily, my dad knew someone that met both of those requirements. I met him at a Boston Pizza. I asked him my list of questions and he had very intriguing answers. After that, we talked about Pete Rose and the state of Baseball as a whole. What was it like when he played? How did he play? Are there other people in the same situation as him? He talked to me about things like that. Things that I would have never thought to ask. I learned so many things at my interview. They weren’t things that I could learn from Pete Rose’s many autobiographies. They weren’t things that I could learn from Wikipedia. They weren’t things that I could learn from any source but a person. A person that saw Pete Rose play. My interview ended up being my best source of information and will definitely be what I base most of my speech on.

The Actual Interview 

Me: Do you think that Pete Rose should be in the Hall of Fame?

Roy: Yes. Pete never negatively impacted the game. Unlike Barry Bonds or Sammy Sosa. Integrity is arbitrary. It is hard to understand why he isn’t in the Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame is worse without him.

Me: Why else do you think that?

Roy: Pete Rose had a disease. Gambling Addiction is a real medical issue.

Me: Pete Rose is appealing his ban. DO you think that the MLB will uphold the ban or will the appeal succeed?

Roy: Eventually they will let him in. It is Hypocrisy at its finest.

Me: Is there anything else that you would like to tell me about Pete Rose?

Roy: There must be something else keeping him out of the Hall of Fame. Something that the media hasn’t told us.