Pete Rose returns for day to manage minor league

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CINCINNATI, OH - FEBRUARY 6: Former Major League Baseball player Pete Rose attends the men's basketball game between the Connecticut Huskies and Cincinnati Bearcats at Fifth Third Arena on February 6, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Cincinnati won 63-58. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 01: (CHINA OUT, SOUTH KOREA OUT) Baseball legend Pete Rose attends his autograph session on August 1, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Rose answers the Asahi Shimbun reporter, says he 'respects' Ichiro Suzuki but does not 'acknowledges' Ichiro Suzuki's 4,000 career hits, insists 1,278 of them were hit in Japan. (Photo by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: Pete Rose appears on NBC News' 'Today' show -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images)
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MAY 27: Baseball legend Pete Rose attends the 2012 Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motorspeedway on May 27, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joey Foley/Getty Images)
CENTURY CITY, CA - AUGUST 03: Former baseball player Pete Rose arrives at the 11th Annual Harold Pump Foundation Gala - Arrivals at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza on August 3, 2011 in Century City, California. (Photo by Michael Kovac/WireImage)
CINCINNATI - SEPTEMBER 11: Pete Rose hugs Tommy Helms during the ceremony celebrating the 25th anniversary of his breaking the career hit record of 4,192 on September 11, 2010 at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, Ohio. Helms was the first base coach on the record breaking night of September 11, 1985. Rose was honored before the start of the game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Cincinnati Reds. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
CINCINNATI - SEPTEMBER 11: A fan holds up a sign during the ceremony celebrating the 25th anniversary of Pete Rose breaking the career hit record of 4,192 on September 11, 2010 at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, Ohio. Rose was honored before the start of the game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Cincinnati Reds. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
MALIBU, CA - JULY 10: Verne Troyer and Pete Rose at the Steve Garvey Celebrity Softball Game for ALS Research at Pepperdine University's Eddy D. Field Stadium on July 10, 2010 in Malibu, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/FilmMagic)
INDIANAPOLIS - FEBRUARY 10: Baseball legend Pete Rose attends the Cleveland Cavaliers vs Indiana Pacers game at Conseco Fieldhouse on February 10, 2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joey Foley/FilmMagic)
THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO -- Episode 3333 -- Pictured: (l-r) Baseball great Pete Rose during an interview with host Jay Leno on March 26, 2007 (Photo by Paul Drinkwater/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - Pete Rose is returning to manage a baseball team, but just for one day.

The 73-year-old Rose, who has the most career hits in major league history, is scheduled to skipper the Bridgeport Bluefish of the independent Atlantic League on Monday.

Rose was managing the Cincinnati Reds in 1989 when he agreed to a lifetime ban from Major League Baseball. He later admitted that he bet on Reds games while running the team.

Rose can take this one-game job because the Bluefish are not affiliated with any major league team. He has occasionally appeared at official events since his ban, with MLB's permission.

The Bluefish will host the Lancaster Barnstormers in Rose's game. The team says the Atlantic League is all about giving people second chances.

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