Hutton played in the major leagues with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1966 and 1969, Philadelphia Phillies from 1972 to 1977, Toronto Blue Jays in 1978, and the Montreal Expos from the latter part of the 1978 season to his final game on September 3, 1981. He appeared in the 1976 and '77 National League Championship Series playing for the Phillies.
Noted primarily for his glove work at first base, Hutton was also successful in his Phillies' career batting against Hall of Famer Tom Seaver of the New York Mets (in 62 plate appearances against Seaver, Hutton batted .320 with 11 walks, three home runs, and 11 RBI). Mr. Hutton is a member of the Palm Beach County Sports Hall of Fame and is involved in numerous local charities. He makes regular appearances at THBA camps where has interacted with thousands of young players.