Pete Nitrini

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Pete Nitrini
Peter Louis Nitrini
"Pistol Pete"
Bat/Throw: R/R
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 181
Born: 1931-1-25 at Los Angeles, CA (US)
Died: 2009-2-10
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Pete Nitrini was a professional player.





  • Was residing in Los Angeles, California in 1951 and 1953.
  • Self-identified as being of Italian ancestry.
  • Brother of Mario Nitrini.
  • Listed golf among his hobbies.

Pre-professional career

  • Played baseball and football at Fairfax High School in Los Angeles.
  • Was selected on the All-Los Angeles prep baseball team while attending high school.


  • Led the 1951 California League in sacrifice hits with 19.
  • Hit a game-winning grand slam in the 1950 Wisconsin State League all-star game.

Outside of baseball

  • Worked as a warehouse clerk in the off-season.
  • Was a carpenter during the off-season in 1953.

Contract signing

  • Was signed to his first contract by Jigger Statz of the Chicago Cubs.


  • 1951 California League Gold Book (Third Edition).
  • 1952 California League Gold Book (Fourth Edition).
  • 1953 California League Gold Book (Fifth Edition).
  • Social Security Death Index (SSN: 572-34-8431).

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