Pete Rose Case Study

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The notebook shows that Rose, the Red’ player-manager in 1986, bet on baseball repeatedly between March and July of that year. There is no evidence he bet against the Reds.” (Foundation) Some more evidence has also been found nevertheless. Records now are also showing that Pete Rose also gambled on the team he played for and managed. Not only did he gamble upon his team, he also gambled on games that he played in during his career as a Cincinnati Red. This article states that proof was found; “Sealed documents procured from the raid of a bookie’s home — the same raid that resulted in Major League Baseball’s lifetime ban for the all-time hits leader — have only now been opened, showing Rose had been gambling on baseball games he was playing in. Per OTL report…
• IN THE TIME COVERED IN THE NOTEBOOK, FROM MARCH THROUGH JULY, ROSE BET ON AT LEAST ONE MLB TEAM ON 30 DIFFERENT DAYS. IT’S IMPOSSIBLE TO COUNT THE EXACT NUMBER OF TIMES HE BET ON BASEBALL GAMES BECAUSE NOT EVERY DAY’S ENTRIES ARE LEGIBLE.
• BUT ON 21 OF THE DAYS IT’S CLEAR HE BET ON BASEBALL, HE GAMBLED ON THE REDS, INCLUDING ON GAMES IN WHICH HE PLAYED.
• MOST BETS,
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And while the newly revealed documents do not indicate he did this, it’s hard to imagine that organized crime outfits at the center of the operation would ask a player/manager to win a game. That’s usually a less reliable request than asking them to intentionally lose.” (Davis) Pete Rose did not only gamble, but he also lied about many things. Pete Rose lied about the whole situation for most of the time. His lying schemes were eventually figured out. People were not very happy when they found out about Pete Rose lying, while others felt it still did not matter. Pete Rose does not think it was a huge deal, and if you put yourself in the same situation as Pete Rose you are going to lie just like he did. That is just your human

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