(c) Houston Astros

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Position: C      Born: Jun 30, 1945      Bats: Right      Throws: Right

A native of Alabama, Thornton was drafted in 1965 by the Astros and didn't arrive in the majors until 1973. He played in both games of a doubleheader on July 6, 1973 against the Expos and went 0-for-3 in his only big league appearance.