July 14, 1947 |
|April 20, 1968, for the Houston Astros|
|Last MLB appearance|
|June 6, 1980, for the Texas Rangers|
|Runs batted in||107|
Daniel James Walton (born July 14, 1947 in Los Angeles) is an American former Major League Baseball outfielder. He played for the Houston Astros (1968 and 1977), Seattle Pilots (1969), Milwaukee Brewers (1970–1971), New York Yankees (1971), Minnesota Twins (1973 and 1975), Los Angeles Dodgers (1976), Yokohama Taiyo Whales (1978), and Texas Rangers (1980). During a 9-year major league baseball career, he hit .223, 28 home runs, and 107 runs batted in.
Walton, along with Sandy Valdespino, was traded from the Houston Astros to the Seattle Pilots for Tommy Davis on August 31, 1969. Popular with the Brewers fans who sat in the left field bleachers at Milwaukee County Stadium, Walton was dealt to the New York Yankees for Bobby Mitchell and Frank Tepedino on June 7, 1971. Walton was sent by the Yankees to the Minnesota Twins for Rick Dempsey on October 31, 1972.
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