Kent Peterson

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Kent Peterson
Born: (1925-12-21)December 21, 1925
Goshen, Utah
Died: April 27, 1995(1995-04-27) (aged 69)
Highland, Utah
Batted: Right Threw: Left
MLB debut
July 15, 1944, for the Cincinnati Reds
Last MLB appearance
July 18, 1953, for the Philadelphia Phillies
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 13–38
Earned run average 4.95
Strikeouts 208

Kent Franklin Peterson (December 21, 1925 – April 27, 1995) was a Major League Baseball pitcher. He played all or part of eight seasons in the majors, 1944 and 1947–53, for the Cincinnati Reds and Philadelphia Phillies. In 1948, Peterson led the National League in hit batsmen with 6 despite pitching just 137 innings. He was inducted into the Utah Sports Hall of Fame in 1977.[1]


  1. ^ Dunn, Marion (November 4, 1977). "Former Major League Hurler Waits Induction Slated For Nov. 16". The Daily Herald. p. 6. Retrieved February 27, 2017 – via

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