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Encyclopedia > Gary Peters

Gary Charles Peters (born April 21, 1937 in Grove City, Pennsylvania) is a former pitcher in Major League Baseball. The Chicago White Sox drafted Peters as an amateur free agent in 1956 after he graduated from Grove City College. He joined the major league club for keeps in 1963 and proceeded to win Rookie of the Year honors that year. He stayed in the White Sox organization until 1969, when he was traded to the Boston Red Sox for the last three years of his career. April 21 is the 111th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (112th in leap years). ... 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Grove City is a borough located in Mercer County, Pennsylvania. ... A baseball pitcher delivers the ball to home plate In baseball, the pitcher is the player who throws the baseball from the pitchers mound toward the catcher to begin each play, with the goal of retiring a batter who attempts to either make contact with it or draw a... Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in professional baseball in the world. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) Central Division (1994-present) West Division (1969-1993) Major league titles World Series titles (3) 2005 â€¢ 1917 â€¢ 1906 AL Pennants (6) 2005 â€¢ 1959 â€¢ 1919 â€¢ 1917 1906 â€¢ 1901 Central Division titles (2) [1] 2005 â€¢ 2000 West Division titles (2) 1993 â€¢ 1983 Wild card berths... September 30 Chicago White Sox pitcher Jim Derrington becomes the youngest pitcher in modern history to start a game. ... Grove City College Grove City College is a private liberal arts college in Grove City, Pennsylvania with a population of about 2,300 undergraduate students. ... The following are the events of the year 1963 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... In Major League Baseball, the Rookie of the Year Award is given to the best first-year players in the American and National Leagues. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1969 throughout the world. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) East Division (1969-present) Major league titles World Series titles (6) 2004 â€¢ 1918 â€¢ 1916 â€¢ 1915 1912 â€¢ 1903 AL Pennants (11) 2004 â€¢ 1986 â€¢ 1975 â€¢ 1967 1946 â€¢ 1918 â€¢ 1916 â€¢ 1915 1912 â€¢ 1904 â€¢ 1903 East Division titles (5) 1995 â€¢ 1990 â€¢ 1988 â€¢ 1986 1975 Wild card berths...


External link

  • Baseball-Reference.com - career statistics and analysis
Preceded by:
Tom Tresh
American League Rookie of the Year
1963
Succeeded by:
Tony Oliva

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Gary Peters (footballer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (845 words)
Gary Peters (born 3 August 1954 in Carshalton, Sutton, Greater London) is a professional footballer turned manager.
Peters appointed the much-travelled Mick Wadsworth as his assistant in January 2005, and Shrewsbury finished 21st out of 24 that season, 11 points above the relegated Kidderminster.
But Peters has since turned Shrewsbury's fortunes upwards, with the club even knocking Football League Championship club Brighton out of the League Cup and taking Sheffield United, also of the Championship, to a penalty shootout in the same competition.
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