Peter grew up playing baseball in his front yard while between games for his DYBA travel teams and then later on for the Deerfield High School Warriors. From there he played semi-pro baseball while attending the University of Miami. After graduation, Peter played professionally for 4 years in the North Atlantic Baseball League, coached by Walt “no neck” Williams. He was a player/coach for the Huntington Railkings of the Heartland League, and played for the Adirondack Lumberjacks of the Northern League. For three years leading up to the 2004 Athens Olympics, Peter played for the Greek National Baseball Team, both here and abroad, as a Greek Olympic hopeful.