Danny Walton

Danny Walton

Birth
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Death 9 Aug 2017 (aged 70)
Morgan, Morgan County, Utah, USA
Burial Huntsville, Weber County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 182431016 · View Source
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Major League Baseball Player. For nine seasons (1968 to 1971, 1973, 1975 to 1977 and 1980), he played in the outfield and first base positions with the Houston Astros, Seattle Pilots, Milwaukee Brewers, New York Yankees, Minnesota Twins, Los Angeles Dodgers and Texas Rangers. Born Daniel James Walton, he attended Bishop Amat Memorial High School in California, where he made his initial mark on the baseball diamond. Selected by the Houston Astros during the 10th round of the 1965 June Amateur Draft, he made his Major League debut on April 20, 1968. He was acquired by the Seattle Pilots during the later part of the 1969 season and remained with the franchise following their relocation to Milwaukee in 1970. That season (1970), he earned the starting left field position and produced career-highs with 102 hits, 17 home runs and 66 RBIs. In addition to his Major League career, he played in Japan in 1978. After retiring from baseball, he worked as a welder.

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  • Added: 16 Aug 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 182431016
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Danny Walton (14 Jul 1947–9 Aug 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 182431016, citing Huntsville Cemetery, Huntsville, Weber County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .