November 23, 1955 |
|Batted: Right||Threw: Right|
|July 20, 1980 for the California Angels|
|Last MLB appearance|
|May 10, 1981 for the Toronto Blue Jays|
|Runs batted in||7|
Daniel Charles Whitmer is a former professional baseball player and coach. He played parts of two seasons in Major League Baseball, 1980 for the California Angels and 1981 for the Toronto Blue Jays, primarily as a catcher.
After his baseball playing career, Whitmer worked in the Detroit Tigers organization. After starting the 1984 season playing for the Tigers' Double-A farm team, the Birmingham Barons, he was named the bullpen catcher for the eventual 1984 World Series champions on June 15. He was also the team's bullpen coach from 1992-94.