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July 6, 1989 | ROSS NEWHAN, Times Staff Writer
Manager Pete Rose, facing the threat of a lifetime suspension for allegedly betting on his Cincinnati Reds, received assurance Wednesday that he will not be suspended or fired for at least two more weeks. Judge John D. Holschuh of the U.S. District Court in Columbus, Ohio, gave Rose's lawyers until July 17 to file arguments for keeping their lawsuit against Commissioner Bart Giamatti in a Cincinnati state court.
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July 6, 1989 | ROSS NEWHAN, Times Staff Writer
Manager Pete Rose, facing the threat of a lifetime suspension for allegedly betting on his Cincinnati Reds, received assurance Wednesday that he will not be suspended or fired for at least two more weeks. Judge John D. Holschuh of the U.S. District Court in Columbus, Ohio, gave Rose's lawyers until July 17 to file arguments for keeping their lawsuit against Commissioner Bart Giamatti in a Cincinnati state court.
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June 8, 1989 | From Times wire services
A lawyer for Pete Rose today said an interview with one of Rose's primary accusers has been canceled because of "numerous unfair conditions," including asking for $25,000. Ron Peters, identified as a bookmaker for the Cincinnati Reds manager, was scheduled to be interviewed by Rose's lawyers, who are preparing a defense for a hearing with the baseball commissioner. However, Rose's lawyers today said they received a letter from James D. Ruppert, a Peters lawyer, which "belatedly imposed numerous unfair conditions relating to the Peters interview."
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June 30, 1989 | Associated Press
Baseball gave no indication Thursday of its next move in trying to untie Commissioner Bart Giamatti's hands in the Pete Rose case. Giamatti was in Washington, where he gave a deposition to Rose's lawyers, and denied that a compromise was in the works. "It wasn't that kind of a meeting," the commissioner said. Robert Pitcairn Jr., one of Rose's lawyers, said earlier that attorneys for the Cincinnati Reds manager were willing to discuss a possible settlement. Giamatti, when asked if the deposition session with Rose's lawyers were successful, said, "I don't know.
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June 23, 1989 | BILL PLASCHKE, Times Staff Writer
Major league baseball's investigation of Cincinnati Red Manager Pete Rose has turned up substantial evidence that Rose bet heavily on baseball games, including those involving the Reds, according to testimony from special investigator John Dowd here Thursday in Hamilton County Common Pleas Court. In a hearing, to be continued today, on Rose's request for a temporary restraining order that would delay his scheduled hearing Monday before baseball Commissioner Bart Giamatti, Dowd revealed parts of a confidential 250-page report he had submitted to Giamatti after a four-month investigation.
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June 22, 1989 | From Times Wire Services
Baseball Commissioner A. Bartlett Giamatti has "substantial and heavily corroborated evidence" that Pete Rose bet on his own team's games, a lawyer for major league baseball told a judge today. The statement by Louis Hoynes Jr. was baseball's first assertion that it has evidence that could get the Cincinnati Reds manager banned from baseball for life. The Associated Press has reported that the evidence includes an expert's determination that Rose's handwriting is on betting slips involving Reds games.
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June 13, 1989
Ronald Peters, identified as a bookmaker for Pete Rose, said he has renewed an offer of an interview without conditions to lawyers for the Cincinnati Reds manager. Rose's lawyers, who are preparing for a meeting June 26 in New York with baseball Commissioner A. Bartlett Giamatti, had no comment regarding the offer.
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June 22, 1989 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Betting slips on Cincinnati Reds' games have Pete Rose's fingerprints, as well as being in the manager's handwriting, it was revealed Wednesday in separate reports. Baseball officials have a handwriting expert's analysis showing Rose wrote out gambling slips on games involving the Reds, the Associated Press learned. The New York Times reported in today's editions that FBI sources say the slips have Rose's fingerprints on them as well as being in his handwriting. The betting slips could give baseball officials evidence to support allegations that Rose bet on his own team, an offense that would result in an automatic lifetime ban from the game.
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May 23, 1989 | From Associated Press
Pete Rose's lawyers have hired a private investigator to interview potential witnesses for the Cincinnati manager's delayed hearing before the commissioner. Jim Simon of Business Intelligence Inc. was added to help interview witnesses, the Cincinnati Post said in today's editions. But the attorneys will not say whether they will call witnesses to the hearing. The showdown between Rose and Commissioner A. Bartlett Giamatti, which had been scheduled for Thursday, was put off until June 26 at the request of Rose's lawyers.
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June 20, 1989 | From Associated Press
A judge today put off until Thursday a hearing on Pete Rose's request to prohibit baseball Commissioner Bart Giamatti from deciding whether the Reds manager should be banned from the sport. Following a 30-minute hearing in his chambers this morning, Hamilton County Common Pleas Judge Norbert Nadel also said the commissioner's office agreed not to take action against Rose until at least Sunday. Rose's lawyers filed a lawsuit in state court Monday to block Giamatti from deciding whether Rose bet on games involving his teams.
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June 25, 1989 | BILL PLASCHKE, Times Staff Writer
On the eve of a day that may decide his baseball future, Pete Rose promised that he is not about to quit. "People are taking polls about me resigning, well, you can forget about those polls, they can be 1,000 to 1 (in favor of resignation), and I'm still going to take out the lineup card as manager of the Cincinnati Reds," Rose said Saturday in his pregame "Rose Report" broadcast on a local radio station. "When you belong to something you love, you don't quit, and I love the Cincinnati Reds."
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June 23, 1989 | BILL PLASCHKE, Times Staff Writer
Major league baseball's investigation of Cincinnati Red Manager Pete Rose has turned up substantial evidence that Rose bet heavily on baseball games, including those involving the Reds, according to testimony from special investigator John Dowd here Thursday in Hamilton County Common Pleas Court. In a hearing, to be continued today, on Rose's request for a temporary restraining order that would delay his scheduled hearing Monday before baseball Commissioner Bart Giamatti, Dowd revealed parts of a confidential 250-page report he had submitted to Giamatti after a four-month investigation.
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June 22, 1989 | From Times Wire Services
Baseball Commissioner A. Bartlett Giamatti has "substantial and heavily corroborated evidence" that Pete Rose bet on his own team's games, a lawyer for major league baseball told a judge today. The statement by Louis Hoynes Jr. was baseball's first assertion that it has evidence that could get the Cincinnati Reds manager banned from baseball for life. The Associated Press has reported that the evidence includes an expert's determination that Rose's handwriting is on betting slips involving Reds games.
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June 22, 1989 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Betting slips on Cincinnati Reds' games have Pete Rose's fingerprints, as well as being in the manager's handwriting, it was revealed Wednesday in separate reports. Baseball officials have a handwriting expert's analysis showing Rose wrote out gambling slips on games involving the Reds, the Associated Press learned. The New York Times reported in today's editions that FBI sources say the slips have Rose's fingerprints on them as well as being in his handwriting. The betting slips could give baseball officials evidence to support allegations that Rose bet on his own team, an offense that would result in an automatic lifetime ban from the game.
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June 20, 1989 | From Associated Press
A judge today put off until Thursday a hearing on Pete Rose's request to prohibit baseball Commissioner Bart Giamatti from deciding whether the Reds manager should be banned from the sport. Following a 30-minute hearing in his chambers this morning, Hamilton County Common Pleas Judge Norbert Nadel also said the commissioner's office agreed not to take action against Rose until at least Sunday. Rose's lawyers filed a lawsuit in state court Monday to block Giamatti from deciding whether Rose bet on games involving his teams.
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June 19, 1989 | From Associated Press
Pete Rose, saying that A. Bartlett Giamatti has prejudged his case, went to court today to block the baseball commissioner's hearing next week on gambling allegations against the Cincinnati Reds manager. Rose has been accused by former associate Ronald Peters of betting on baseball and the Reds, according to the suit filed in Hamilton County Common Pleas Court. On April 18, Giamatti wrote a letter to federal District Judge Carl B. Rubin, saying he believes Peters has been "candid, forthright and truthful" with baseball's investigators.
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June 25, 1989 | BILL PLASCHKE, Times Staff Writer
On the eve of a day that may decide his baseball future, Pete Rose promised that he is not about to quit. "People are taking polls about me resigning, well, you can forget about those polls, they can be 1,000 to 1 (in favor of resignation), and I'm still going to take out the lineup card as manager of the Cincinnati Reds," Rose said Saturday in his pregame "Rose Report" broadcast on a local radio station. "When you belong to something you love, you don't quit, and I love the Cincinnati Reds."
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June 19, 1989 | From Associated Press
Pete Rose, saying that A. Bartlett Giamatti has prejudged his case, went to court today to block the baseball commissioner's hearing next week on gambling allegations against the Cincinnati Reds manager. Rose has been accused by former associate Ronald Peters of betting on baseball and the Reds, according to the suit filed in Hamilton County Common Pleas Court. On April 18, Giamatti wrote a letter to federal District Judge Carl B. Rubin, saying he believes Peters has been "candid, forthright and truthful" with baseball's investigators.
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June 13, 1989
Ronald Peters, identified as a bookmaker for Pete Rose, said he has renewed an offer of an interview without conditions to lawyers for the Cincinnati Reds manager. Rose's lawyers, who are preparing for a meeting June 26 in New York with baseball Commissioner A. Bartlett Giamatti, had no comment regarding the offer.
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June 8, 1989 | From Times wire services
A lawyer for Pete Rose today said an interview with one of Rose's primary accusers has been canceled because of "numerous unfair conditions," including asking for $25,000. Ron Peters, identified as a bookmaker for the Cincinnati Reds manager, was scheduled to be interviewed by Rose's lawyers, who are preparing a defense for a hearing with the baseball commissioner. However, Rose's lawyers today said they received a letter from James D. Ruppert, a Peters lawyer, which "belatedly imposed numerous unfair conditions relating to the Peters interview."
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