Lawrence Robert Colton
- Bats Left, Throws Right
- Height 6' 3", Weight 200 lb.
- School University of California
- High School Westchester High School (Los Angeles)
- Debut May 6, 1968
- Final Game May 6, 1968
- Born June 8, 1942 in Los Angeles, CA USA
After his baseball career, Larry Colton wrote a book about his and his fraternity brothers' experiences in college at the University of California in Berkeley, CA during the early 1960s, as well as in their lives afterwards, entitled Goat Brothers. He has written other books including No Ordinary Joes, Counting Coup and Idol Time. Colton has also contributed to numerous publications, including Esquire, Sports Illustrated, and the New York Times Magazine.
- Larry Colton: Southern League: A True Story of Baseball, Civil Rights, and the Deep South's Most Compelling Pennant Race, Grand Central Publishing, New York, NY, 2013. ISBN 978-1455511884