Rob Manfred Responds to Pete Rose’s Latest Hall of Fame Plea

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Sports Illustrated

By Daniel Chavkin The former Reds infielder wrote an apology to the commisioner last week. Pete Rose’s latest attempt to get reinstated by MLB includes a letter that he wrote to commissioner Rob Manfred pleading to have his Hall of Fame eligibility reinstated. “I am writing today for three reasons,” Rose wrote to Manfred, via TMZ. “First, because at my age I want to be 100% sure that you understand how much I mean it when I say that I’m sorry. Second, to ask for your forgiveness. And third, because I still think every day about what it would mean to be considered for the Hall of Fame.” A week …

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