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Peter Ueberroth recalls reinstating Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays to baseball
Peter Ueberroth recalls reinstating Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays to baseball

So, the sun rose in the East this morning, traffic was a bear on the 405 and, since there is a new commissioner in major league baseball, Pete Rose is trying again to get back in the club. You know the story. Rose was banned from baseball in August 1989, while he was managing the Cincinnati Reds. New commissioner Bart Giamatti, who would die of a heart attack a few days after his announcement, said that Rose had been involved in illegal gambling and had wagered on baseball. For years, while trying to get back into baseball, Rose denied the baseball gambling. Roger Kahn, author of the bible of baseball, "The Boys of Summer," wrote a book with Rose in 1989 titled "Pete...

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