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Mike Danaher

Mike Danaher
Class: Sr.
Number: 23
Position: C
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 175
Hometown: Apalachin, NY
High School: Vestal HS

As a Senior (2013)

  • Started 13 of the 16 games he appeared in this season
  • Recorded three multi-hit games
  • Went 2-for-4 with two runs scored and one RBI against Stony Brook on March 23
  • Went 2-for-4 with two RBI against Hartford on March 29
  • Named to the initial watch list for the 2013 Johnny Bench Award
  • Named to Binghamton’s AD Honor Roll for GPA of 3.3 or higher during Spring Semester

As a Junior (2012)

  • Made 37 appearances with 34 starts at catcher
  • Season batting average of .240
  • Had six multiple hit games
  • Had five multiple RBI games
  • Batting average of .362 with runners on base, second-highest on team
  • Third on team with 189 putouts
  • Went 2-for-3 with double, four RBI and one run scored in game 2 at Bucknell on March 27
  • Went 3-for-5 with RBI and two runs scored in game 1 at Hartford on April 29
  • Threw out 12 baserunners
  • Handled BU pitching staff that produced 4.21 ERA
  • Member of America East Commissioner’s Honor Roll for GPA of 3/.5 or higher
  • Member of AD Honor Roll both semesters for 3.3 or higher GPA
  • Selected to America East Baseball All-Academic Team
  • One of 10 finalists nationwide for prestigious CBI (College Baseball Insider) Tom Walter Inspirational Award for contributions away from baseball field
  • Went on medical mission to Africa to assist in multiple surgeries and other humanitarian efforts on behalf of people of Kenya

As a Sophomore (2011)

  • Made 14 starts in backup catcher role
  • Hit .277 with 13 hits and six RBI
  • Had four multi-hit games
  • Committed no errors in 96 chances
  • Had three hits and an RBI against NCAA team Dallas Baptist on March 19
  • Produced two doubles and two RBI vs. Albany on April 17
  • Had RBIs in back-to-back games to end regular season

As a Freshman (2010)

  • Made 21 appearances with 17 starts
  • Season batting average of .291
  • Hit .333 in conference play
  • Had six RBI and seven runs on the season
  • Had three multiple hit games
  • Batted .353 with three RBI in final six games

In High School

  • Two-year letterwinner for nearby Vestal High
  • Played third base
  • Team co-MVP as senior
  • Two-time all-conference selection for program that captured three straight sectional titles and two conference championships
  • As senior helped team post 22-2 record and advance to the state regional final
  • Hit .400 as senior with .600 on-base percentage
  • Also played basketball


  • Parents are Mike and Donna Danaher
  • Enrolled in Harpur College


  • Runs: 2, 4x, last at Stony Brook (3-23-13)
  • Hits: 3, 3x, last at Hartford (4-29-12)
  • RBIs: 4 at Bucknell (3-27-12)
  • Doubles: 2 at Marist (4-17-12)
  • Triples: 1 at UMBC (5-8-12)
  • Walks: 2, 6x, last vs. Albany (5-23-12)
  • Stolen Bases: 1, 4x, last at UMBC (3-17-13)

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