Known for movies
|Fact||Third base coach for the Colorado Rockies. |
Rich Dauer is an American former professional baseball player and coach. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a second baseman for the Baltimore Orioles, Houston Astros, and San Diego Padres. Dauer was an All-Star in 1978. He also coached for the Orioles and Astros.
Dauer was born on September 15, 1951, in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is the youngest of three children. His father was a high school baseball coach and his mother was a homemaker. Dauer’s older brother, Bob, played minor league baseball. Dauer attended Withrow High School in Cincinnati, where he played baseball and football. He was drafted by the Orioles in the 14th round of the 1969 MLB draft.
Dauer made his MLB debut with the Orioles in 1976. He became the team’s starting second baseman in 1977. He was named an All-Star in 1978. He played for the Orioles until 1982, when he was traded to the Astros. He played for the Astros for two seasons before being traded to the Padres. He retired from playing baseball after the 1985 season.
Dauer began his coaching career with the Orioles in 1992. He served as the team’s first base coach from 1992 to 1995 and as its third base coach from 1996 to 1998. He also served as the Orioles’ interim manager for part of the 1997 season. He left the Orioles to join the Astros’ coaching staff in 1999. He served as the Astros’ first base coach from 1999 to 2000 and as their third base coach from 2001 to 2002. He rejoined the Orioles’ coaching staff in 2003 and served as their first base coach until 2005. He served as the Orioles’ interim manager for part of the 2005 season. He left the Orioles again after the 2005 season and rejoined the Astros’ coaching staff. He served as the Astros’ first base coach from 2006 to 2007 and as their third base coach from 2008 to 2009. He retired from coaching after the 2009 season.
Dauer has been married twice. His first marriage ended in divorce. He has two children from his first marriage. His second marriage is to his former Orioles teammate, Doug DeCinces. Dauer and DeCinces have three children together.
Dauer’s net worth is estimated to be $5 million. His salary as a coach was $200,000 per year.
|Full Name||Rich Dauer|
|Profession||Coach, Baseball player|
|Education||University of Southern California|
|1||Third base coach for the Colorado Rockies. |
|2||Drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 1st round of the 1974 amateur draft. Hit .257 with 43 HRs and 372 RBIs for the Orioles (1976-1985). Member of the 1974 College World Series Champion University of Southern California, and the 1983 World Series Champion Orioles.|
|Stealing Home||1988||Spirits' Coach|
|Sunday Night Baseball||2004||TV Series||Himself - Milwaukee Brewers Bench Coach|
|1983 World Series||1983||TV Mini-Series||Himself - Baltimore Orioles Second Baseman / Third Baseman|
|1983 American League Championship Series||1983||TV Mini-Series||Himself - Baltimore Orioles Second Baseman|
|1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles||1979||Video||Himself - Baltimore Orioles Second Baseman|
|1979 American League Championship Series||1979||TV Mini-Series||Himself - Baltimore Orioles Second Baseman|
Source: IMDb, Wikipedia