Peter Thomas Ward (born July 26, 1937 in Montreal, Quebec) is a retired professional baseball player who played nine seasons for the Baltimore Orioles, Chicago White Sox, and New York Yankees of Major League Baseball. Ward was the runnerup for the American League Rookie of the Year Award in 1963, and was named American League Rookie of the Year by The Sporting News. The son of former National Hockey League forward Jimmy Ward, Pete attended Jefferson High School in Portland, Oregon and played college baseball at Portland's Lewis & Clark College.
|Third baseman / Left Fielder / First baseman / Coach|
|Born: July 26, 1937|
|September 21, 1962, for the Baltimore Orioles|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 25, 1970, for the New York Yankees|
|Runs batted in||427|
Ward was a coach of the Atlanta Braves, managed and coached in the Yankees' farm system, and managed the Portland Beavers. He is a member of the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame, the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame, and the Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.
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- "Pete Ward | Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum". baseballhalloffame.ca. Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. Retrieved 26 July 2018.