Jace Ryan Peterson is a Major League Baseball second baseman for the Milwaukee Brewers in the United States.
He played regularly for the San Diego Padres, Atlanta Braves, New York Yankees, and Baltimore Orioles in the Major League Baseball (MLB).
Following graduation, Peterson attended McNeese State University, where he was a member of the McNeese State Cowboys football and baseball teams.
Peterson set a school record for most stolen bases with 78 during his three-year collegiate baseball career.
The Padres selected him in the supplemental first round (58th overall) of the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft, and he signed a $624,60 contract with the team.
Peterson debuted professionally in 2011 with the Eugene Emeralds. Over 276 at-bats, he hit .243/360/.333 with two home runs in 73 games. He hit .286/.378/.392 in 444 at-bats over 117 games with the Fort Wayne TinCaps in 2012.
Peterson and his wife, Brianna Pugh, a former University of Oregon soccer player, have a daughter who was born in 2016.
They reside in the Louisiana town of Lake Charles. Mallory Pugh of the United States women’s national soccer team, an Olympian and World Cup champion, is his brother-in-law.
Mallory Pugh, his sister-in-law, and Dansby Swanson, a former teammate, are both said to have been set up by him. Since late 2017, they have been dating.
What Nationality Is Jace Peterson?
Jace Peterson is American. He was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States.