Dan Whitmer

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Dan Whitmer
Born: (1955-11-23) November 23, 1955 (age 63)
Redlands, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 20, 1980, for the California Angels
Last MLB appearance
May 10, 1981, for the Toronto Blue Jays
MLB statistics
Batting average.229
Home runs0
Runs batted in7

Daniel Charles Whitmer (born November 23, 1955) is a baseball coach and former professional baseball player. 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 1992–1994.[1]