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This Day in Reds History
March 20th

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1989 Outgoing baseball commissioner Peter Ueberroth shares that his office has investigated "serious allegations" concerning Pete Rose's gambling. Three days after his successor Bart Giamatti assumes the post on April 1, MLB retains John M. Dowd to investigate the charges against the Reds' manager.
2002 The Commissioner's office announces MLB will continue the practice that began after the September 11 attacks of singing 'God Bless America' during the seventh-inning stretch in each team's first homestand. Also, an American flag patch will be worn on the jackets of 28 major league teams this season with distinctive logos for Opening Day, Memorial Day weekend, the Fourth of July, and Canadian versions designed for the Blue Jays and Expos.

2002 MLB Opening Day Logo

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