Rose is out!
It's been 25 years since Cincinnati's greatest athlete was banished from the game he changed. On this page is a look at The Hit King's career, the legacy he leaves behind and what lies ahead in his future.
The report that damned Pete Rose
Twenty-five years ago, the Dowd Report detailed Pete Rose's gambling on baseball and led to his lifetime ban.
The people, story that helped ban Pete Rose
Twenty-five years ago, a Sports Illustrated cover story linked Pete Rose to gambling on baseball and broke the Rose investigation wide open.
DJ: Pete Rose's gambling compulsion was Madness
It was a March day 27 years ago when I got an up-close look at the scope of Pete Rose's gambling problem.
DJ: Why words mattered in Pete Rose coverage
It was just one call. Just one question. But what a difference a few words made in the local coverage of the Pete Rose story 25 years ago.
Rule 21 (d): Any player, umpire, or club or league official or employee, who shall bet any sum whatsoever upon any baseball game in connection with which the bettor has a duty to perform shall be declared permanently ineligible.