Pete Rose Sues John Dowd, the Man Who Got Him Banned from Baseball

Left: Pete Rose in 2015. Right: John Dowd at a 1989 hearing about his investigation into Rose. (Photos via AP)

L: Pete Rose in 2015. R: John Dowd at a 1989 hearing about his investigation into Rose. | Photos via AP

We think it’s fair to say that Pete Rose isn’t a big fan of John Dowd. In addition to his work as a defense lawyer, where he represented an Army official in the Iran-Contra hearings and Sen. John McCain when he was accused of improprieties, Dowd was also the guy who investigated betting allegations against Rose in the 1980s, an investigation that led directly to Rose’s lifetime ban from Major League Baseball in 1989. Twenty-seven years later, the former Phillies great is taking Dowd to court. Read more »

Report: Pete Rose Will Remain Banned From Baseball

Jun 1979; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Pete Rose of the Philadelphia Phillies during the 1979 season at Riverfront Stadium prior to his game against the Cincinnati Reds. | Photo By Malcolm Emmons-USA TODAY

Jun 1979; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Pete Rose of the Philadelphia Phillies during the 1979 season at Riverfront Stadium prior to his game against the Cincinnati Reds. | Photo By Malcolm Emmons-USA TODAY

Pete Rose, Major League Baseball’s all-time hits leader who has been suspended from baseball for a quarter-century because he bet on baseball, will not be reinstated. The news was first reported today by the New York Times. Read more »

Pete Rose’s Home With Gourmet Kosher Kitchen on Sale for $2 Million

Backyard exterior of Pete Rose's home

Backyard exterior of Pete Rose’s home

Former Phillie Pete Rose, famed baseball player but not Hall of Famer, has listed his Sherman Oaks, Calif., house for $2.15 million. The reality TV star‘s custom Spanish-style home boasts a covered patio with outdoor kitchen, bar, and dining and seating areas, all accessible through double doors in front of the foyer.

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