A. Bartlett Giamatti

A. Bartlett Giamatti

Born: April 4, 1938

Died: September 1, 1989

Nationality: American

Occupation: Educator

Biography: Angelo Bartlett Bart Giamatti was the president of Yale University and later the seventh Commissioner of Major League Baseball. Giamatti negotiated the agreement that terminated the Pete Rose betting scandal by permitting Rose to voluntarily withdraw from the sport, avoiding further punishment.

Source/Notes: As quoted in: Book of Sports Quotes (1979) by Bert Sugar

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