José Peterson is a minor male character in the Peanuts comic strip by Charles M. Schulz who first appeared on March 20, 1967. His last appearance in the comic strip was on September 24, 1969. He is in Peppermint Patty's baseball team.
Peppermint Patty and José Peterson join Charlie Brown's baseball team in the March 21, 1967 strip but leave to start their own team six days later, telling Charlie Brown he should take up shuffleboard.
José Peterson also made a silent cameo in The Peanuts Movie.Schulz later said in an interview that he always dreamed of having a half-Hispanic, half-Swedish boy in the strip.