On May 2, 1988 — Pete Rose, irate because of Dave Pallone’s delayed call allows the eventual game-winning run to score, becomes the first manager to be suspended for an on-field incident when National League president Bart Giamatti issues a thirty-day suspension for his shoving of the first base umpire. The ugly argument resulted in the fans throwing trash onto the field, temporarily delaying the game, and making it necessary for the arbitrator to be removed from the game to calm tempers.

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