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Roy Sanner

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Roy Dale Sanner "Tex", born August 22nd, 1920 in Geuda Springs, KS, was a professional baseball player from 1941-1957. He lived in Little River County, AR for many years.

Biography

Sanner moved to Little River County, AR between 1930-19351.

Sanner is best remembered for being both a pitcher and an outfielder2. In 1948 with Houma of the Evangeline League, he won the batting triple crown with a .386 batting average, 34 homers and 126 RBIs. Meanwhile, as a pitcher the same season, he went 21-2 with a 2.58 ERA and 251 strikeouts.

Sanner finished his career with 137 career wins and 220 career homeruns.3 He died January 9th, 1982 in Houston, TX.

Stats

Statistics at Baseball-Reference.com.

1. 1930 and 1940 U.S. Census
3. Sanner's career statistics, added with his 1955 Meixcan League statistics, in which he hit 9 homeruns and went 0-1 as pitcher.