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Peeler retires after lengthy career as MLB groundskeeper

Morganton native ‘thankful’ for experiences, people he’s met along the way

By JOSH McKINNEY

Assistant Sports Editor

Posted 3/30/24

As a child, Steve Peeler dreamed of one day making it to Major League Baseball. The Morganton native did just that, although not in the way he originally planned. On March 18, Peeler stepped down …

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