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Pete Kozma 2013 Highlights
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Pete Kozma 2012 Highlights
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Pete Kozma talks...music before 2012 NLCS Game 3
Pete Kozma talks...music before 2012 NLCS Game 3
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5/26/13: Kozma
5/26/13: Kozma'a four-hit day leads Cards in victory
::2013/05/28::
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Pete Kozma 2013 Highlights
Pete Kozma 2013 Highlights
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NLDS Win: Pete Kozma
NLDS Win: Pete Kozma
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Booing Pete Kozma
Booing Pete Kozma
::2013/04/22::
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Peter Kozma (1967 - 2013)
Peter Kozma (1967 - 2013)
::2013/03/28::
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Pete Kozma Arizona Fall League Infield Practice 10/15/10
Pete Kozma Arizona Fall League Infield Practice 10/15/10
::2010/10/15::
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MASN booth still hates Pete Kozma
MASN booth still hates Pete Kozma
::2013/04/19::
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Pete Kozma error: 2013 World Series Game 1
Pete Kozma error: 2013 World Series Game 1
::2013/10/24::
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TEX@STL: Kozma makes a crucial error in the seventh
TEX@STL: Kozma makes a crucial error in the seventh
::2013/06/25::
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Pete Kozma go ahead hit against Washington!
Pete Kozma go ahead hit against Washington!
::2012/10/15::
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Pete? Pete Kozma!
Pete? Pete Kozma!
::2013/08/26::
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World Series 2013 Game 1 Kozma Error - MLB International
World Series 2013 Game 1 Kozma Error - MLB International
::2013/10/28::
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Cardinals Caravan 2011 -- Pete Kozma
Cardinals Caravan 2011 -- Pete Kozma
::2011/01/20::
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Pete Kozma on 1-0 win
Pete Kozma on 1-0 win
::2013/10/12::
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Kozma robs Pirates with stellar defense
Kozma robs Pirates with stellar defense
::2013/10/10::
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Pete Kozma hits a three-run homer for the Redbirds
Pete Kozma hits a three-run homer for the Redbirds
::2014/08/10::
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Springfield Cardinals Pete Kozma home run 8/16/10
Springfield Cardinals Pete Kozma home run 8/16/10
::2010/08/16::
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STL@MIL: Kozma
STL@MIL: Kozma's knock puts the Cardinals up by six
::2013/05/04::
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Q&A with Springfield Cardinals SS Pete Kozma
Q&A with Springfield Cardinals SS Pete Kozma
::2010/04/13::
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Pete Kozma bomb
Pete Kozma bomb
::2013/12/08::
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Pete Kozma errors make us mad
Pete Kozma errors make us mad
::2013/11/25::
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St Louis Cardinals 2007 #1 pick, SS Pete Kozma
St Louis Cardinals 2007 #1 pick, SS Pete Kozma
::2008/07/07::
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HOT PACK: Prizm 2013 Baseball Pete Kozma Redemption
HOT PACK: Prizm 2013 Baseball Pete Kozma Redemption
::2013/10/19::
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Peter Kozma - QC River Bandits (STL)
Peter Kozma - QC River Bandits (STL)
::2008/06/19::
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Kozma
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::2013/10/26::
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Glow: markt; Project Peter Kozma
Glow: markt; Project Peter Kozma
::2010/11/12::
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STL@MIL: Kozma trips over second turning double play
STL@MIL: Kozma trips over second turning double play
::2013/05/05::
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PIT@STL: Kozma catches Harrison trying to sneak home
PIT@STL: Kozma catches Harrison trying to sneak home
::2014/09/01::
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STL@MIL: Kozma makes a great play to end the first
STL@MIL: Kozma makes a great play to end the first
::2013/05/06::
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COL@STL: Peralta, Kozma combine to turn a double play
COL@STL: Peralta, Kozma combine to turn a double play
::2014/09/13::
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Fan reaction to Cardinals 2012 NLDS Game 5
Fan reaction to Cardinals 2012 NLDS Game 5
::2012/10/13::
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NLCS Gm3: Kozma starts a seventh-inning double play
NLCS Gm3: Kozma starts a seventh-inning double play
::2013/10/16::
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SEA@STL: Cards walk off thanks to a passed ball
SEA@STL: Cards walk off thanks to a passed ball
::2013/09/15::
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CIN@STL: Kozma makes superb diving stop to steal hit
CIN@STL: Kozma makes superb diving stop to steal hit
::2014/09/20::
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PIT@STL Gm5: Kozma fires strong throw to get Morneau
PIT@STL Gm5: Kozma fires strong throw to get Morneau
::2013/10/11::
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PIT@STL Gm5: Kozma lays out for great grab in fourth
PIT@STL Gm5: Kozma lays out for great grab in fourth
::2013/10/11::
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Kozma dives for spectacular catch at short
Kozma dives for spectacular catch at short
::2013/07/25::
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STL@ARI: Wong drives Kozma in to open the scoring
STL@ARI: Wong drives Kozma in to open the scoring
::2014/09/28::
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STL@CHC: Kozma bunts down the line for an RBI single
STL@CHC: Kozma bunts down the line for an RBI single
::2013/07/16::
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CHC@STL: Mike Matheny on Holliday and Kozma
CHC@STL: Mike Matheny on Holliday and Kozma
::2014/08/31::
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WSH@STL: Kozma makes a smooth play in the hole
WSH@STL: Kozma makes a smooth play in the hole
::2013/09/27::
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Redbirds
Redbirds' Kozma hits two-run homer
::2014/04/26::
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STL@PIT Gm 3: Kozma, Jay move up on a double steal
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Girlfriend gets hit in the face with homerun. Boyfriend dodges ball
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Shelby Miller vs. Cardinals 1st Rounders
Shelby Miller vs. Cardinals 1st Rounders
::2011/02/22::
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CIN@STL: Kozma makes superb diving stop to steal hit
CIN@STL: Kozma makes superb diving stop to steal hit
::2014/09/20::
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NLCS Gm1: Kozma slides for a slick play on Uribe
NLCS Gm1: Kozma slides for a slick play on Uribe
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Pete Kozma
Profilepic2013petekozma.jpg
Kozma with the St. Louis Cardinals (2011-Present)
St. Louis Cardinals – No. 38
Second baseman, Shortstop
Born: (1988-04-11) April 11, 1988 (age 26)
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
May 18, 2011 for the St. Louis Cardinals
Career statistics
(through 2014 season)
Batting average .236
Hits 123
Home runs 3
Runs batted in 50
Teams

Peter Michael Kozma (born April 11, 1988) is an American professional baseball infielder for the St. Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball. He is 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m) and he weighs 170 pounds (77 kg).

Early life[edit]

Prior to playing professionally, he attended Owasso High School in Owasso, Oklahoma. Kozma attended St. Henry's Catholic Church. Growing up, his nickname was (and still is) "Cousin Pete."

Professional career[edit]

Draft and minor leagues[edit]

Kozma was drafted by the Cardinals in the first round of the 2007 amateur draft out of Owasso, and began his professional career that year.

In his first professional season, Kozma played for three minor league teams - the Johnson City Cardinals (30 games), GCL Cardinals (four games) and Batavia Muckdogs (eight games). Overall, he hit .233 with two home runs and 11 RBI in 42 games that season.

He played for the Quad Cities River Bandits (99 games) and Palm Beach Cardinals (24 games) in 2008, hitting a combined .258 with five home runs and 50 RBI in 123 games. He also stole 12 bases in 18 attempts.

In 2009, he split the season between Palm Beach (18 games) and the Springfield Cardinals (113 games), hitting .231 with six home runs and 45 RBI in 131 games. He played for Springfield in 2010, hitting .243 with 13 home runs and 72 RBI in 132 games. He also stole 13 bases in 15 tries.[1]

St. Louis Cardinals (2011–present)[edit]

Pete Kozma 2012 NLDS.jpg

On May 18, 2011, Kozma was called up from the AAA Memphis Redbirds, with whom he hit .214 in 112 games, to the major league club to replace injured middle infielder Nick Punto. He made his major league debut that night, and hit a double with an RBI in his first at-bat when pinch-hitting in the 5th at Busch Stadium. Kozma was part of the Cardinals postseason roster when the team won the 2011 World Series over the Texas Rangers.

Kozma was optioned to Triple-A to begin the 2012 season. He was recalled to the Cardinals on August 31, 2012 when Rafael Furcal was placed on the disabled list.[2] Kozma singled to give the Cardinals the deciding runs in the winner-take-all fifth game of the 2012 National League Division Series over the Washington Nationals.[3] During the 2012 NLDS, Kozma hit 1 home run (his first in a postseason) with 5 RBI. Kozma batted .227 during the 2012 NLCS and had 1 stolen base. Despite the Cardinals having an advantage 3 games to 1 in the series, they lost to the San Francisco Giants in the 7th and decisive game.

In Game 1 of the 2013 World Series against the Boston Red Sox, Kozma was involved in a controversial error/blown call that was overturned by the umpiring crew. Kozma could not handle a ball tossed to him that would have commenced an inning ending double play. Red Sox manager John Farrell stormed out of the dugout, confronted umpire Dana DeMuth and requested that the umpire crew get together and make a group decision on the ruling. The umpires ultimately ruled that Kozma never had control of the ball, and the inning continued. Boston went on to score 3 runs that inning, and eventually went on to win the 2013 World Series.

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