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Schmidt on Rose ban, 20 years later

Updated: August 22, 2009, 3:32 PM ET
Associated Press

On Aug. 23, 1989, Pete Rose signed an agreement banning him from baseball. Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt and Rose led the Phillies to the 1980 World Series title. In 2002, Schmidt accompanied Rose to a meeting with commissioner Bud Selig.

By Mike Schmidt

It's been 20 years since Pete Rose was banned for life from baseball by then-commissioner Bart Giamatti. Recently the subject came back to life, recycling the same old issues, without attention to some interesting elements that should ...

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