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1991 Crown Orioles #359 Buddy Peterson

Carl Francis Peterson

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 9½", Weight 170 lb.

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[edit] Biographical Information

Shortstop Buddy Peterson played several seasons in the Pacific Coast League and was known for his hustle. He had cups of coffee in the majors with the Chicago White Sox in 1955 and the Baltimore Orioles in 1957. Peterson played in the Pacific Coast League through 1960, then spent three years playing in Nippon Pro Baseball.

After his playing days, Peterson was an Kansas City Royals and Oakland Athletics (1973-1974) scout.

Peterson died at age 81 from stroke complications.

[edit] Year-by-Year Managerial Record

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1966 Marion Mets Appalachian League 43-26 1st New York Mets none League Champs
1967 Mankato Mets Northern League 37-33 2nd New York Mets none
1969 Corning Royals New York-Penn League 35-42 5th Kansas City Royals
1970 San Jose Bees California League 77-63 3rd Kansas City Royals none
1971 San Jose Bees California League 70-70 4th Kansas City Royals
1974 Lewiston Broncs Northwest League 21-39 7th Oakland A's replaced Bobby Hofman (12-12)


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