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Reading Baseball: Take me out to a Cardinals game

Pete Peterson flanked by his daughter Anne and his wife Anita
Provided by Anne Peterson
Anne Peterson
Left to right: Anne, Pete and Anita Peterson

Reading Baseball commentator Pete Peterson recently celebrated his 84th birthday.

In his latest commentary, Pete tells us about a special gift from his oldest daughter, Anne, which involved a Pittsburgh Pirates game in St. Louis…and lo and behold…a Pirates win.

Anne Peterson's rental vehicle
Anne Peterson (provided)
The red jeep the Petersons took to Busch Stadium

Reading Baseball is a series of essays and commentaries by Richard “Pete” Peterson, the author of Growing Up With Clemente and the editor of The St. Louis Baseball Reader.

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