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Daric Barton

Daric Barton
Barton at bat against Seattle in August 2008
MLB Player information
NameDaric Barton
PositionFirst baseman
MLB debutSeptember 10, 2007 for the Oakland Athletics
Career statistics
Batting average.252
Home runs26
Runs batted in157
*Oakland Athletics (2007-present)
*Fielding Bible Award (2010)

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Daric William Barton (born August 16, 1985, in Springfield, Vermont) nicknamed "D.B.", is a Major League Baseball first baseman who plays for the Oakland Athletics.

Barton was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 2003 Major League Baseball Draft in the 1st round as the 28th overall player selected. He was selected right out of Marina High School in Huntington Beach, California. Barton had signed on to attend Cal State Fullerton and play baseball there, but accepted a one million dollar signing bonus from the Cardinals instead.

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