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MLB All-Star Pete Rose Is Still On The Outside Looking In

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred denied Rose's application for reinstatement into baseball.

By Jay Strubberg | December 14, 2015

Major League Baseball's all-time hits leader will remain banned from the sport.

In a statement, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred denied Pete Rose's application for reinstatement into baseball. Rose was given a lifetime ban from the sport in 1989 for betting on games.

According to ESPN, Manfred said, "This decision does not affect Rose's eligibility for the Hall of Fame."

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It's worth noting, while technically not allowed back in the game, the 17-time All-Star has still been very active in it, especially recently.

Rose took part in last season's All-Star game festivities in Cincinnati, and he joined Fox's broadcasting team during the World Series.

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