From BR Bullpen
Danny Leon Thompson
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 0", Weight 183 lb.
- School Oklahoma State University
- Debut June 25, 1970
- Final Game October 2, 1976
- Born February 1, 1947 in Wichita, KS USA
- Died December 10, 1976 in Rochester, MN USA
 Biographical Information
Danny Thompson died of leukemia at the Mayo Clinic at age 29. The following season, the Texas Rangers wore a black line and Thompson's number 4 on their left sleeves.