September 27, 1965 |
|September 3, 1997, for the Seattle Mariners|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 28, 1997, for the Seattle Mariners|
|Runs batted in||2|
Daniel Rohrmeier (born September 27, 1965 in Cincinnati, Ohio) is a former professional baseball first baseman. He played in Major League Baseball for the Seattle Mariners in 1997, and in the Korea Baseball Organization from 1999-2001 for the Hanwha Eagles and LG Twins.
Rohrmeier was drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the 5th round of the 1987 Major League Baseball Draft out of the St. Thomas University. In his first professional season, he batted .329 as a third baseman for the High-A Peninsula White Sox. In both 1988 and 1989, he batted .259 and was sent as part of a conditional deal to the Texas Rangers. While in the Rangers organization, he played three seasons for Double-A Tulsa. Despite having reasonable success, he was released by the Rangers in 1992.
On February 23, 1992, Rohrmeier signed with the Kansas City Royals. After batting .323 for Double-A Memphis in 1992, he played in their organization until his release on August 10, 1994. Two days later, he signed with the Cincinnati Reds. Playing in their minor leagues through 1995 and the Padres minor leagues in 1996, he signed with the Seattle Mariners on December 12, 1996. Rohrmeier had a career year in 1997 with Triple-A Tacoma. He batted .297 with 33 home runs and 120 RBI and earned a September promotion to the majors, going 3 for 9. In 1998, he again played for Triple-A Tacoma and again had a strong season, batting .286 with 25 home runs and 104 RBI.