Kevin Michael Reimer (born June 28, 1964), is a former professional baseball player who played in the Major Leagues primarily as an outfielder and designated hitter from 19881993. He also played two seasons in Japan for the Fukuoka Daiei Hawks in 19941995.

Kevin Reimer
Left fielder / Designated hitter
Born: (1964-06-28) June 28, 1964 (age 55)
Macon, Georgia
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 13, 1988, for the Texas Rangers
Last MLB appearance
September 27, 1993, for the Milwaukee Brewers
MLB statistics
Batting average.258
Home runs52
Runs batted in204


Reimer was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 11th round of the 1985 Major League Baseball draft. In 1988, Reimer was named the Rangers' Minor League Player of the Year.[1] In 1991, Reimer hit a career-high 20 home runs for the Rangers. Reimer was drafted by the Colorado Rockies from the Texas Rangers as the 9th pick in the 1992 Major League Baseball expansion draft, and promptly traded to Milwaukee Brewers for Dante Bichette.

In his MLB career, Reimer played in 488 games, had 1455 at bats, scored 162 runs, had 376 hits, 52 home runs, 204 runs batted in, a .258 batting average, .320 on-base percentage, and .430 slugging percentage.

On August 24, 1993, Reimer became just the second Brewer to go 6-for-6 in a single game.

Reimer represented Canada at the 1983 Pan American Games and at the 1984 Summer Olympics. In the latter competition, baseball was a demonstration event. He was born in Macon, Georgia while his father, Gerry Reimer, was playing in the minor leagues for the Macon Peaches. As a result of his American birth and Canadian parents, Reimer is a dual citizen. Gerry played in the minors from 1958 to 1968.


Reimer grew up in Enderby, British Columbia and played for the Enderby Legionaires.

He married Christine, has two daughters and currently lives in British Columbia, Canada.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ 1992 Topps baseball card # 737

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