It had been offered in November 2012 by Goldin as lot 1 but was not sold. A highest bid at $ 255K including premium was reported by ESPN (Darren Rovell). It went also unsold in an online auction by Heritage in May 2014, lot 81923.
It is now available in an online auction closing on April 23 by SCP Auctions, lot 563.
I copy below my 2012 post :
Ethics of sport is a difficult matter that raises passions. The greatest champions may fall, whatever their record on the field.
Pete Rose was one of the best players in baseball, for sure one of the most complete athletes in that sport which he practiced from 1963 to 1986 as a player and from 1984 as manager of the Cincinnati Reds.
In 1989, the scandal is coming. Rose had never hidden his addiction to horse racing gambling. He would have also be tempted to bet on baseball, including on his own team, which is of course unacceptable.
The Commissioner of Major League Baseball, Bart Giamatti, must act. He managed a compromise that will not prevent the shock to the public but stopped the tarnishing of his sport. Rose is banished from baseball, and in exchange the investigation is suspended.
The four page document recording the acceptance of the pact by Rose is signed by the player, by Giamatti and by Giamatti's deputy on August 23, 1989. The piece for sale was the copy kept by the fallen champion.
Eight days later, Giamatti died of a heart attack. Much later, figures are advanced concerning the money gambled by Rose on baseball around 1987. They were considerable.
SOLD for $ 86K including premium