November 11, 1986 - Is released as a player from the Reds but continues to manage the team through the 1988-1989 season.
March 20, 1989 - An announcement from the office of the Baseball Commissioner reveals an ongoing investigation into allegations of Rose's gambling. Details of the allegations are reported the next day in Sports Illustrated.
August 24, 1989 - With a 225-page report, witness testimony and volumes of evidence to support his findings, baseball commissioner A. Bartlett Giamatti bans Pete Rose from baseball for life for gambling, with the stipulation he make apply for reinstatement after one year.
August 1990-January 1991 - Serves five months in the Federal Prison Camp in Marion, Illinois, after pleading guilty to tax evasion.
September 23, 2002 - Plays in a celebrity softball game that he organized, to mark the closing of Cincinnati's Cinergy Field; his first public game since banishment.
January 8, 2004 - Autobiography, "My Prison Without Bars", is released. In the book Rose admits to betting on baseball while managing the Cincinnati Reds, after denying the charges for 14 years.
March 14, 2007 - During a radio interview with ESPN admits to betting on every Cincinnati game while he was manager.
January 13, 2013 - The reality show "Pete Rose: Hits and Mrs.", about life with fiancée, Kiana Kim, premieres on TLC. The show is cancelled after the fourth episode.