BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — All-time hits king Pete Rose is going to manage one game this month for the Bridgeport Bluefish in the independent Atlantic League.

The 73-year-old Rose will run the Connecticut team on June 16. The Bluefish host the Lancaster Barnstormers that night.

Rose was managing the Cincinnati Reds in 1989 when he agreed to a lifetime ban from Major League Baseball. He later admitted that he bet on Reds games while managing them.

Rose is able to take this one-game job because the Bluefish are not affiliated with any team in Major League Baseball.




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