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Reds retiring Rose's No. 14, inducting him into team HOF

Pete Rose is getting a hall of fame induction — in the Cincinnati Reds' team hall during a weekend of honors this summer in his hometown — that will include retiring his No. 14.

The Reds' announcement Tuesday came after MLB commissioner Rob Manfred rejected Rose's application for reinstatement to baseball last month.

Manfred concluded that baseball's career hits leader hasn't shown evidence of "a reconfigured life" and continued to gamble, even while seeking to end the lifetime ban imposed in 1989 for betting on numerous Reds games while playing for and managing the team.

Reds' chief executive Bob Castellini said Manfred approved the plans to...

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