Judge who imprisoned Pete Rose dies in Ohio at 94

January 2, 2015 2:20 PM

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A longtime federal judge known for his support of civil rights and for sending baseball star Pete Rose to prison has died. S. Arthur Spiegel (SPEE'-guhl) was 94.

His judicial assistant for his 34 years on the federal bench confirms that Spiegel died Wednesday in Cincinnati. Other details weren't available immediately.

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