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Autobiography Revives Pete Rose Controversy

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Autobiography Revives Pete Rose Controversy

Autobiography Revives Pete Rose Controversy

Autobiography Revives Pete Rose Controversy

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My Prison Without Bars, the autobiography of baseball legend Pete Rose, hits book shelves Thursday. Rose admits he bet on baseball while managing the Cincinnati Reds in the late 1980s — an allegation he previously denied, but that led to his 1989 banishment from the game. Some critics say Rose's apology doesn't go far enough to merit his reinstatement — and eligibility for the Hall of Fame. NPR's Tom Goldman reports.