January 2, 1970 |
|September 20, 1991, for the San Francisco Giants|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 30, 2007, for the Boston Red Sox|
|Runs batted in||723|
|Career highlights and awards|
Clayton was born in Burbank, California. He was drafted out of St. Bernard High School in Playa del Rey in the first round (15th pick overall) of the 1988 Major League Baseball Draft by the San Francisco Giants, and made his major league debut for the Giants on September 20, 1991. He played for the Giants for the first five seasons of his major league career.
In 1997, Clayton was selected to represent the St. Louis Cardinals at the Major League Baseball All-Star Game. He also won a ring in the 2007 World Series since he played 8 games with the Boston Red Sox and started one.
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