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Rose wins spot on All-Century Team

Updated: October 25, 1999, 4:25 AM ET
Associated Press

ATLANTA -- Lou Gehrig narrowly topped Babe Ruth to finish first in voting for baseball's All-Century team, with Hank Aaron third followed by Ted Williams and Willie Mays.

In the most controversial selection on the 30-man team announced Saturday, banned outfielder Pete Rose was elected to the ninth and final outfield spot.

Four active players were among the 25 elected by fans: New York Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens, scheduled to start Game 4 of the World Series; St. Louis first baseman ...

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