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Cast overview, first billed only:
Pete Rose
Paul Janszen
Bartlett Giamatti
Carol Rose
Katarina Grant
Don Stenger
Tommy Gioiosa
Mike Bertollini
Richard M. Davidson
Ron Delaplane
Marge Schott
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An addiction to gambling dims baseball legend Pete Rose's star.

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Because winning was everything... he lost it all.


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In the scene immediately after Pete Rose and Paul Janszen meet, a televised baseball game contains an advertisement for "HurricaneSports.com" -- definitely out of place in the pre-Internet 1980s. See more »

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Pretty accurate
25 September 2004 | by See all my reviews

After I saw this TV movie about Pete Rose, I was kind of skeptical until I watched a discussion afterwords with people who knew Pete Rose. They said, and after thinking about it I agree, this movie captures Rose's gambling problem accurately. The actors did a fine job with their roles and you could tell there was a lot of research that went into the making of this film. I'm glad he did finally admit he bet on baseball, including the Reds, and I think he should be in the Hall Of Fame for what he did as a player. Weather you like Pete Rose or not, the point of this movie, I think, was to portray his gambling addiction. I do wish they would have focused on John Dowds report more because that was the main reason Rose was kicked out of the game for life. Like him or not, this film brings out a side of Pete Rose not too many people know and it's about time some of the truth of his life was displayed. This film, for me, does that.

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