Join us Sept. 14 at the U-M Golf Course for the 2024 Alumni Territory Homecoming Tailgate!

Expert Q & A: MLB Bans Player for Life for Gambling

June 7, 2024

 • 

Read time:

<5 mins
Mlb Bans Player For Life For Gambling U M Expert Weighs In
Presented by Michigan News

Major League Baseball recently banned San Diego Padre Tucupita Marcano for life for betting on his own team—the first time a player has been banned for life since Pete Rose in 1989. The quick rise and extreme ease of sports betting are fraught with controversy, and major organizations are not turning a blind eye. Michal Lorenc, a professor of sport management at the U-M School of Kinesiology, comments on the situation, including what it means for the future of major and minor league sports, in this article from Michigan News.

More from the Alumni Education Gateway
Join the Alumni Education Gateway Email List​
We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By using this site, you accept our use of cookies.