Charles Petersen

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Charles Frederich Petersen

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Biographical Information[edit]

Charles Petersen was a longtime minor league baseball player who spent 16 years playing in professional baseball, from 1936 to 1951.

He spent most of his career in the Western International League, though he began his career in the Western Association and played in the Pacific Coast League during the war years. The outfielder-turned-infielder didn't hit for a high average or power, as he posted a .300 or greater average only once and he never hit more than five home runs in a season. Overall, he hit .280 with 1,696 hits, 284 doubles and 29 home runs in 1,650 games.

He managed the Salem Senators in 1942, the Wenatchee Chiefs in 1949 and the Tri-City Braves in 1950 and 1951.