Roy Sanner

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.


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.


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.