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 History Players Teams Obituaries Site search Contact UsSponsor a page on Historic Baseball! Click here for detailsLes PedenLeslie Earl PedenNickname: GoochBorn: September 17, 1923in Azle, TexasDied: February 11, 2002 Debut: 1953 | Pos: CH: 6’1.5″ | W: 212 | B: R | T: RYrGABRHHRRBISBBA192847110.250>> Visit theLes Peden biography on Baseball Almanac for complete statistics.Les Peden played in nine gamesfor the Washington Senators in 1953, collecting 7 hits in 28 at-bats with1 HR and 1RBI. He made it to the majorsnearly 10 years after serving in World War II in 1943-45.Following his playing career, Peden became a manager in minor league baseball. In 1962, he managed thePortland Beavers to a 74-80 record and managed the team for part of the1963 season. In 1964, he led Quincy of the Midwest League.