Nelson Peterson

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Nelson Peterson
No. 28
Date of birth (1913-09-22)September 22, 1913
Place of birth Weston, West Virginia, U.S.
Date of death December 4, 1990(1990-12-04) (aged 77)
Career information
Position(s) Running back
College West Virginia Wesleyan
Career history
As player
1936 Cleveland Rams (AFL)
1937 Washington Redskins
1938 Cleveland Rams
1939 St. Louis Gunners (APBA)
1940–41[1] Columbus Bullies (AFL)
Career stats

Nelson Lane Peterson (September 22, 1913 – December 4, 1990) was an American football running back in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins and the Cleveland Rams. He attended West Virginia Wesleyan College.


  1. ^ "Mini-Bios for Four Hidden Careers" – Bob Gill, Professional Football Research Association (1990)