Odds MLB Lifts Pete Rose’s Lifetime Ban in 2020 Set at a Long +500; Is “No” a Safe Bet at -1000?


Pete Rose closeup

Pete Rose has sent a petition to Major League Baseball to have his lifetime ban lifted. Photo by Lori Branham. (Wikimedia Commons).

  • Pete Rose has filed a petition with Major League Baseball asking to be removed from the ineligible list
  • Rose has been banned since 1989 for betting on games while manager of the Cincinnati Reds
  • BetOnline’s prop bet on the matter strongly favors the ban remaining in place this year

Pete Rose has submitted a petition to Major League Baseball, looking to be removed from the ineligible list. Back in 1989, Rose was banned for betting on games while employed as manager of the Cincinnati Reds.

The 17-time All-Star denied any wrongdoing until 2004, when he admitted to betting on baseball in his book, My Prison Without Bars.

The table below shows the prop bet offered by BetOnline for Rose’s lifetime ban to be lifted. The odds don’t look good for Charlie Hustle.

Odds MLB Lifts Pete Rose’s Lifetime Ban in 2020

Outcome Odds
Yes +500
No -1000

Odds taken Feb. 6.

Rose’s Case for Reinstatement

As reported by ESPN, Rose’s case to have his ban lifted is based on the treatment of players in the wake of the Astros’ sign-stealing…

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