William Michael Gayton
- Bats Left, Throws Right
- Height 6' 2", Weight 185 lb.
- School Indian Hills Community College
Bill Gayton was drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the 37th round of the 1981 amateur draft. He debuted in 1981 with the GCL White Sox and hit .239/~.284/.275 in 36 games. He fielded .996 in 26 games as the first baseman. He moved to the outfield with the 1982 Niagara Falls Sox and batted .243/~.339/.342 in 66 contests. It was his last year playing in the minors.