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Friday, August 24, 2012
Yearbook, Aug. 24: Pete Rose's lifetime ban

By Patrick Dorsey

Bartlett Giamatti
Aug. 24, 1989: On this day 23 years ago, at about 9 a.m. ET, Major League Baseball commissioner Bart Giamatti told the media what now is common knowledge: For his extensive gambling transgressions, Pete Rose was banned from baseball for life.

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