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Former baseball coach, Steve Peterson, passes away at age 68

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Steve Peterson, the all-time winningest coach in Middle Tennessee baseball history, has passed away.

Peterson, 68, died at St. Thomas Hospital Wednesday night after suffering a heart attack earlier in the week.

A family spokesperson indicated there will be a private funeral ceremony for family only; however, plans are underway for a Celebration of Life that will be open to the public. Time and date of the Celebration of Life is to be determined but likely will be either the end of March or early part of April.

Peterson is Middle Tennessee's all-time winningest baseball coach with a record of 791-637-3 in 25 years leading the program.