Walt Peterson

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games (non-medal events)
Full nameWalter Leroy "Walt"•Peterson
Used nameWalt•Peterson
Born13 March 1944
Died1 October 2019 in Newport Beach, California (USA)
AffiliationsUSC Trojans, Los Angeles (USA)
NOC United States


Walt Peterson played for the USA at the 1964 Olympic demonstration baseball tournament. He was an All-American in college at Southern Cal in both 1963 and 1964. He won 17 games his senior year and set a Pac-10 single season strikeout record with 1972 Ks.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1964 Summer Olympics Baseball (Baseball/Softball) USA Walt Peterson
Baseball, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) United States =1
Baseball, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) United States 1