Daniel Chris "Danny" Putnam (born September 17, 1982) is an American former professional baseball outfielder. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Oakland Athletics.

Danny Putnam
Born: (1982-09-17) September 17, 1982 (age 37)
Scott Air Force Base, Illinois
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
April 23, 2007, for the Oakland Athletics
Last MLB appearance
May 10, 2007, for the Oakland Athletics
MLB statistics
Batting average.214
Home runs1
Runs batted in2
Medal record
Men's baseball
Representing the  United States
Pan American Games
Silver medal – second place 2003 Santo Domingo Team competition


As a student at Rancho Bernardo High School in 2001, he was named the USA Today California High School Player of the Year. He attended Stanford University, and in 2002 he played collegiate summer baseball with the Hyannis Mets of the Cape Cod Baseball League.[1] He was selected by the A's in the first round of the 2004 MLB Draft.

He played parts of three seasons in the minors before being called up in April 2007. Putnam returned to the minors in May 2007 when Milton Bradley returned from an injury.

He was designated for assignment on January 11, 2008, and started the year playing for their Triple-A affiliate, the Sacramento River Cats.

In 2010 Putnam played for the Bridgeport Bluefish of the independent Atlantic League.


  1. ^ "MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PLAYERS FROM THE CAPE COD LEAGUE" (PDF). capecodbaseball.org. Retrieved September 25, 2019.

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