John Andrew Orton
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 1", Weight 192 lb.
- School California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo
- High School Soquel High School
- Debut August 20, 1989
- Final Game July 4, 1993
- Born December 8, 1965 in Santa Cruz, CA USA
Catcher John Orton was signed as a 1st round pick in the 1987 amateur draft by the California Angels and scout Kevin Malone. He had played for Team USA in the 1986 Amateur World Series, splitting catching with Scott Servais and Ed Fulton.
After his playing career ended, Orton was a coach for the Lake Elsinore Storm in 1999-2000 and spent five years as a minor league manager in the Chicago White Sox organization. In 2011 and 2012 was the team's minor league catching coordinator.
Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|2001||Bristol White Sox||Appalachian League||38-26||2nd||Chicago White Sox|
|2002||Kannapolis Intimidators||South Atlantic League||66-74||4th/7th||Chicago White Sox|
|2003||Kannapolis Intimidators||South Atlantic League||55-82||6th/8th||Chicago White Sox|
|2004||Great Falls White Sox||Pioneer League||38-38||3rd/1st||Chicago White Sox||Lost first round|
|2005||Great Falls White Sox||Pioneer League||32-44||3rd/4th||Chicago White Sox|