Pete Rose will be on the field in Philadelphia for alumni weekend

Pete Rose will be on the field in Philadelphia for alumni weekend

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Pete Rose will make an appearance on the field in Philadelphia next month for the first time since receiving a lifetime ban from Major League Baseball.

Rose agreed to the lifetime ban in August 1989 after an investigation for MLB by lawyer John Dowd found Rose placed numerous bets on the Cincinnati Reds to win from 1985-87 while playing for and managing the team.

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Philadelphia Phillies' Pete Rose bats during a 1980 baseball game. Rose will make an appearance on the field in Philadelphia next month. Baseball’s career hits leader will be part of Phillies alumni weekend, and will be introduced on the field alongside many former teammates from the 1980 World Series championship team on Aug. 7. 

Philadelphia Phillies’ Pete Rose bats during a 1980 baseball game. Rose will make an appearance on the field in Philadelphia next month. Baseball’s career hits leader will be part of Phillies alumni weekend, and will be introduced on the field alongside many former teammates from the 1980 World Series championship team on Aug. 7.  (AP Photo, File)

Baseball’s career hits leader will be part of Phillies alumni weekend, and will be introduced on the field alongside many former teammates from the 1980 World Series championship team on Aug. 7.

Larry Bowa, the starting shortstop on the 1980 team, said during Saturday night’s television broadcast of the Cubs-Phillies game that Rose, 81, would appear at the event. A Phillies spokesperson confirmed Bowa’s statement.

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Pete Rose speaks during a statue-dedication ceremony before a baseball game between the Cincinnati Reds and the Los Angeles Dodgers, June 17, 2017, in Cincinnati. Rose will make an appearance on the field in Philadelphia next month. Baseball’s career hits leader will be part of Phillies alumni weekend, and will be introduced on the field alongside many former teammates from the 1980 World Series championship team on Aug. 7.  

Pete Rose speaks during a statue-dedication ceremony before a baseball game between the Cincinnati Reds and the Los Angeles Dodgers, June 17, 2017, in Cincinnati. Rose will make an appearance on the field in Philadelphia next month. Baseball’s career hits leader will be part of Phillies alumni weekend, and will be introduced on the field alongside many former teammates from the 1980 World Series championship team on Aug. 7.   (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Rose has made appearances for ceremonies in Cincinnati since being banned.

His application for MLB reinstatement was rejected by Commissioner Rob Manfred in 2015. Rose applied again in 2020.

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Baseball legend Pete Rose visits Stuart Varney's 'Varney & Co.' at Fox Business Network Studios on June 5, 2019 in New York City. 

Baseball legend Pete Rose visits Stuart Varney’s ‘Varney & Co.’ at Fox Business Network Studios on June 5, 2019 in New York City.  (Photo by Steven Ferdman/Getty Images)

A 17-time All-Star, Rose got 826 of his 4,256 hits during his five years playing for the Phillies from 1979-83.

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