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On Sport and Society

1999

Arete, Sport and Society, American Sport History, Baseball, MLB, Pete Rose, Gambling

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Fay Vincent, Pete Rose, And Reinstatement, Richard C. Crepeau Dec 1999

Fay Vincent, Pete Rose, And Reinstatement, Richard C. Crepeau

On Sport and Society

Pete Rose just won't go away. He just doesn't seem to understand, and probably never will. His ban from baseball was not about his popularity, whatever that might have been, or is. His ban from baseball is the result of the Commissioner of Baseball concluding that there was sufficient evidence that he had been gambling on baseball. He did not contest the finding, but then he also refuses to acknowledge the finding.