For one day, Pete Rose is a manager again, and his old self, too

Tuesday June 17th, 2014
Pete Rose was the manager of the independent league Bridgeport Bluefish for one game on Monday.
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Dear Mr. Maguire: At your request, this letter confirms that if Pete Rose were to manage the independent league Bridgeport Bluefish, this office would not consider such activity to be a violation of the August 23, 1989 agreement between this office and Mr. Rose. Sincerely yours. Thomas J. Ostertag. (Mr. Ostertag is a Senior Vice President and the General Counsel for the league.)

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Kostya Kennedy's new book, Pete Rose: An American Dilemma, is available here.

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