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    and manager of the Cincinnati Reds. There are several regulations which ban certain individuals from acceptance into the Hall of Fame such as Rule 21. Pete Rose wouldn't be the first person who has been banned from baseball. Allowing Pete Rose into the hall of fame would deface the integrity of the game. Pete Rose was with out a doubt an outstanding baseball player. Having the highest number of hits ,4,256, in the history of baseball while playing for the Cincinnati Reds making him a great

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    was placed on the ineligible list of baseball players in 1989 for allegedly betting on baseball, the worst baseball “sin” you can commit. He was reported to the FBI by one of his bookies, Ron Peters. “Peters testified that Rose also bet on his own Reds (only to win, allegedly), even placing calls from the stadium” (Goldman 23). Rose claims that he never bet on baseball only other sports, but various bookies say otherwise, claiming that Rose started betting on baseball after losing largely on other

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    hardest periods of baseball for a hitter, the Dead Ball Era. Yet, Joe Jackson is only widely known for his part in the Black Sox Scandal. He and seven other White Sox players were accused of purposefully losing in the 1919 World Series against the Cincinnati Reds for money from betters. Before his professional career Joe Jackson was born July 16, 1888, in Greenville, South Carolina (Asinof ¶1). Joe Jefferson Jackson was the first child of a family that would grow to include eight children (Joe’s ¶4)

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    1919 World Series History

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    World Series occurred between the Cincinnati Reds, and the Chicago White Sox. During this eight game battle, the Reds beat the Sox five games to three in a best of nine game series. The World Series is typically a seven game series played between the best team in the American League, and the best team in the National League. In order for a team to get into the World Series, they must first win their division, then win in the playoffs. This was the first time the Reds won the World Series, unlike the

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    Pete Rose Research Paper

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    remembered for. Pete Rose was born in right before the start of World War II, in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was known as “Charlie Hustle” for his hard charging style of play. He retired as the all-time leader for hits, games played, and at bats. Sadly, Pete Rose bet on baseball games while he was working as a manager. This resulted in a permanent ban from the thing he loved most, baseball. Pete Rose was born April 14, 1941 in Cincinnati Ohio. His parents were La Verne and Harry Rose. His father, who was also

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    The Dirty Sock in Baseball

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    numbers show that the Cincinnati Reds won five to three, but was it their playing skills that got them there or was the game fixed by the Chicago White Sox team? The 1919 World Championship between the Chicago White Sox and the Cincinnati Reds is considered to be one of the most controversial events in baseball history. Baseball, America’s pastime, got its start in England in the mid 1800’s. A couple of years later, America got its first professional team, the Cincinnati Red Stockings. As baseball’s

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    Before the World Series games between the Chicago White Sox’s and Cincinnati Reds began, America had just witnessed the end of the first World War. A war that not only took men of draft age from their everyday jobs (that did not aid to support the war) but baseball players as well were forced to either join the military or find employment that aided the war. In addition, baseball players, during this time, had once again fallen into the disadvantages of the reverse clause which cut even the best

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    The Black Sox Scandal

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    The game of baseball has been labeled as "America's Pastime." Since its beginning in the United States about 150 years ago, millions of people of all ages have played the sport. With anything in life, especially sports, cheating will always occur in some way. Throughout the history of baseball, many scandals and offenses have occurred. While many of these situations have eventually passed over, one in particular has not; it stands out significantly: The Black Sox Scandal. The year 1919 was a busy

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    Pete Rose

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    the MLB (Major League Baseball) suspended Pete Rose indefinitely for betting on the game of baseball. (Higgins, 1990) Of the reasons for his indefinite suspension, perhaps the most disturbing was Rose’s alleged gambling on games featuring the Cincinnati Reds, a club that he had been managing at the time of his banishment. (Chass, 1989) For the first 15 years of his indefinite suspension Rose would vehemently denied any and every accusation of him having ever bet on baseball, only to finally admit

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    of turmoil. While many of these scandals affected multiple players and brought shame to teams, none have affected a single player more than the 1980’s Pete Rose betting scandal. Aside from the public humiliation he brought his family and the Cincinnati Reds, nothing has done more to hurt Pete Rose than his lifetime ban from baseball making him ineligible for hall of fame. While many are for and against putting Pete Rose in the hall of fame, the four ethical theories, Kantianism, Utilitarianism, Egoism

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