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Jim Newton Collection on Pete Rose

 Collection
Identifier: MSSP 0017
The collection consists of materials on Major League Baseball's 1989 investigation into the gambling activities of Cincinnati Reds manager Pete Rose, which resulted in Rose's placement on Baseball's "permanently ineligible list." These materials, consisting primarily of photocopied documents and news clippings, were assembled in 1989 by journalist Jim Newton of the Fort Hamilton (OH) Press. Included are copies of MLB investigator Thomas Dowd's report on Rose's activities, with its many attendant volumes of exhibits; transcripts of interviews conducted by Dowd in his investigation; legal documents from Peter E. Rose v. A. Bartlett Giamatti, et al and United States v. Thomas P. Gioiosa, and copies of newspaper articles tracking the case from March to September, 1989.

Dates

  • 1978-1990
  • Majority of material found in 1989

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

There are no access restrictions on this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Extent

4 Cubic Feet

Overview

A collection of materials on the Pete Rose gambling investigation of 1989, assembled by journalist Jim Newton of the Fort Hamilton (OH) Press. The collection consists primarily of photocopied documents and news clips. Included is a copy of the Dowd Report (Major League Baseball's investigation into Rose's activities) with its many attendant volumes of exhibits.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in three series: 1. Photocopies of the Dowd Report and attendant exhibits; 2. Miscellaneous legal documents; 3. Photocopies of news clips.
Title
Jim Newton Collection on Pete Rose MSSP 0017
Status
completed
Author
George Rugg
Date
2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Notre Dame Rare Books & Special Collections Repository

Contact:
102 Hesburgh Library
Notre Dame IN 46556
574-631-0290