Clayton, Royce (1996-1998)

Position: Shortstop
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6′ 0″, Weight: 175 lb.

Born: January 2, 1970
High School: St. Bernard HS (Playa del Rey, CA)
Drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the 1st round (15th pick) of the 1988 amateur draft.
Signed June 22, 1988
Debut: September 20, 1991 (Age 21)
Last Game: September 30, 2007 (Age 37)

Drafted as 15th overall

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.

Cardinal Player

In 1997, Clayton was selected to represent the St. Louis Cardinals at the Major League Baseball All-Star Game.

Cardinal Stats

  • 373 games
  • 372 hits
  • 78 doubles
  • 10 triples
  • 19 home runs
  • 125 RBI’s
  • 82 stolen bases
  • .262 batting average