From BR Bullpen
Danny Anderson Cater
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 0", Weight 180 lb.
- High School W.B. Travis High School
- Debut April 14, 1964
- Final Game June 11, 1975
- Born February 25, 1940 in Austin, TX USA
 Biographical Information
Danny Cater had a good batting average at a time when batting averages were at historic lows. He played for seven teams in a 12-year major league career, and is perhaps most remembered for finishing second in batting in the 1968 American League with a .290 average in a year when the league as a whole hit .230.
He was the Appalachian League's 1958 Rookie of the Year with the Johnson City Phillies. He broke into the major leagues hitting .296 with the Philadelphia Phillies in 1964, a team which almost won the National League pennant. It was the same year that Dick Allen played his first full season for the Phillies. Cater was the same age as teammate Ray Culp. He came up as a shortstop, though for almost all of his MLB career he was a corner infielder and outfielder.
 Further Reading
- Brian C. Engelhardt: "Danny Cater", in Mel Marmer and Bill Nowlin, eds.: The Year of Blue Snow: The 1964 Philadelphia Phillies, SABR, Phoenix, AZ, 2013, pp. 68-74. ISBN 978-1-933599-51-9