Adam Peterson (1990s pitcher)

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Adam Peterson
Born: (1965-12-11) December 11, 1965 (age 52)
Long Beach, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 19, 1987, for the Chicago White Sox
Last MLB appearance
August 6, 1991, for the San Diego Padres
MLB statistics
Win-Loss Record 5-11
Earned run average 5.46
Strikeouts 75
Career highlights and awards

Adam Charles Peterson (born December 11, 1965) is a former pitcher in Major League Baseball. Peterson spent parts of five seasons in the majors between 1987 and 1991 with the Chicago White Sox and San Diego Padres.

He comes from a family of seven, with five sisters: Suzy, Kay, Sandy, Clare, and Elizabeth, and one brother: Mark (M. David). He is the father of three children; Brandon, Hillary, and Josilyn, and currently resides in the state of Washington. He is the son of Ian Charles Peterson, former press photographer[permanent dead link] of the Rhodesian Government for Prime Minister Ian Smith, and Angela Clare Storey Peterson. He is a 1984 graduate of Timpview High School.[1]

In 1989 he led the Vancouver Canadians, who at that time were the Tripe-A affiliates for the Chicago White Sox, to victory in the Triple-A World Series, pitching 25 games and going 14-5 for the season with a 2.27 ERA, earning MVP honors as a result.


  1. ^ 1991 Topps baseball card # 559

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