ESPN: Pete Rose Bet on Games He Played

ESPN says it has new evidence that Pete Rose bet extensively on baseball—and on the Cincinnati Reds—as he racked up the last hits of his record-smashing career in 1986. The evidence is in the form of pages of a notebook seized from a former associate of Rose during a 1989 raid by the U.S. Postal Inspection Service. Rose was banned from baseball in 1989 after it was found he was betting on games as a manager. Rose denied that he bet on baseball for the next 15 years, finally ’fessing up in 2004.