Courtesy: Arizona Athletics
Redshirted the season.
Graduated from Greenway High School in Phoenix, Ariz. ... Earned three varsity letters in baseball for coach Ryan Holtorf ... Team captain his senior season ... 2005 4A Desert Sky Region Player of the Year ... Northwest Valley Player of the Year his senior season ... First-team all-state and all-region in 2005 ... Started in the Arizona Baseball Coaches Association Super 50 All-Star Game ... All-time Greenway HS single season leader in batting average (.539) and second in home runs (12) ... Led the state in home runs and batting average his senior year ... Honor roll, graduated in the top 15 percent of his class ... Two-time National Honor Society member.
Played two summers with the All-Star Baseball Academy.
Full name: Daniel John Butler ... Born: 10/17/86 in Phoenix, Ariz. ... Son of Steve and Karen Butler ... Father is a graduate of Glendale Community College and mother of Paradise Valley Community College ... Has one sister, Cristina Trice