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Pete Rose shows us how obscurity cures infamy

Updated: July 16, 2010, 12:49 PM ET
By Patrick Hruby

LAS VEGAS -- Sleep well, LeBron James. Don't worry, Tiger Woods. The bad news? You're both currently objects of public derision -- besieged by nosy European golf writers, targeted by Dan Gilbert's comic sans missives.

The good news? In a couple of decades, you'll be just fine. Because no one is going to care.

Exhibit A: Pete Rose.

Remember Charlie Hustle? The hit king pariah? The man who bet on baseball, sinned against the game, denied and stonewalled ...

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