Daniel Joseph Petry
Peaches Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 185 lb.
Born: November 13, 1958 in Palo Alto, CA
High School: El Dorado HS (Placentia, CA) by the Drafted Detroit Tigers in the 4th round of the 1976 amateur draft.
( All Transactions) Debut: July 8, 1979 (Age 20)
vs. MIL 7.1 IP, 10 H, 2 SO, 1 BB, 3 ER, L Teams (by GP): Tigers/Angels/RedSox/Braves 1979-1991 Final Game: October 5, 1991 (Age 32)
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