Liam Peterson is a tall right-handed pitcher with solid now stuff and more in reserve. This spring he led an outstanding pitching staff for Calvary Christian High School in Florida and is considered an MLB draft prospect.
His athletic delivery allows for him to deliver four-seam fastball, two-seam fastball, slider, and curveball pitches – each featuring high spin rates for maximum swings and misses. His slider’s high spin rate generates plenty of swings and misses.
Early Life and Education
Peterson grew up in Canada with an interest in travel, history and filmmaking; documenting life through film. Growing up around camcorders he is self taught cinematographer using RED cameras as well as other cinema gear for his work.
Calvary Christian pitcher Tyler Keane led them to a state title and posted impressive numbers, joining fellow Florida commits Hunter Dietz and Landen Maroudis who also showed well. Scouts anticipate Keane may be selected early round in July’s draft.
On Monday, Peterson committed to Florida as their seventh player for their 2023 class and 255th-ranked prospect on Perfect Game. Through various YouTube videos he has voiced opposition against Canadian law allowing people to request genderless pronouns upon request and has championed conservative beliefs.
Peterson is part of an elite pitching staff at Calvary Christian High School in Florida, boasting an advanced slider at such an early age and sharing the mound with fellow Power 5 commits Hunter Dietz and Landen Maroudis – working alongside such talent has only helped his development on the mound further.
He possesses a fastball that reaches 96 mph and is extremely effective when on. Additionally, his slider fills the strike zone at 78-82 mph with quality depth. In addition, he is working on developing changeups and curveballs using three-quarter arm slot delivery and athleticism.
A 6-foot-5 right-handed pitcher, this 6-foot-5 right-hander has some great stuff now and more to come as he matures and fills out his frame. Committed to University of Florida due to strong relationships with coaching staff.
Achievement and Honors
Liam Peterson earned several honors this season that saw him recognized by United Soccer Coaches: First-team All-Conference honors and Academic All-Region recognition; as well as being named to UMAC Defensive Player of the Year team and two-time First-team All-Conference player.
Calvary Christian boasted a formidable pitching staff with Florida commit Hunter Dietz and North Broward Prep’s Landen Maroudis; all three are considered high draft prospects who may be taken in July’s MLB draft.
Liam Peterson received a Charles Perry Partners scholarship, awarded by the Community Foundation of North Central Florida and in conjunction with CPPI. These $1,000 awards recognize young people who demonstrate academic excellence and commitment to their education.
Liam Peterson is Florida’s seventh commit for their 2023 class, and their inaugural right-handed pitcher. According to Perfect Game, he ranks 255th overall and 65th-best among pitchers in Florida.
Calvary Christian high school pitcher Hunter Dietz and Landen Maroudis, all committed Power Five pitchers, comprise a strong rotation. All three pitchers are considered prospects for this summer’s MLB draft.
He smiled broadly when the woman he’d bumped into identified herself as Summer and told him she loved dogs too. Since he had an affinity for golden retrievers, his gaze kept wandering to Summer’s long legs with their sun-kissed hue – though she seemed unaware of his gaze as she continued petting Daisy.
Peterson is a tremendously gifted pitcher. With an exceptional fastball and advanced slider for his age, as well as an outstanding work ethic that continually strives for improvement, Peterson stands out amongst his peers as an impressive pitcher.
Hard work has brought success in his career. Additionally, he has earned recognition for his acting roles in movies and television shows such as ‘Schindler’s List,” “Rob Roy,” and ‘A Monster Calls.”
He enjoys an excellent relationship with Florida coaches, which was instrumental in his decision to commit to Gators baseball program. No matter what the outcome of this year’s draft is, he will still play college baseball next season and increase his net worth accordingly.