Dennis James Sommers
- Bats Left, Throws Right
- Height 6' 2", Weight 205 lb.
Catcher Denny Sommers played in the San Francisco Giants chain from 1958 to 1966. He then managed in the minors from 1966 to 1976.
Sommers was a New York Mets coach in 1977 and 1978 and managed in the Detroit Tigers chain in 1979. He was a member of the Cleveland Indians staff from 1980 to 1985 and was with the San Diego Padres from 1988 to 1990. In 1992 he was a Special Assistant, Baseball Operations to the GM for the Milwaukee Brewers.
Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|1966||Lexington (NC) Giants||Western Carolinas League||15-28||8th||San Francisco Giants||none||replaced Alex Cosmidis (22-58) July 8|
|1967||Decatur Commodores||Midwest League||62-58||4th||San Francisco Giants|
|1968||Decatur Commodores||Midwest League||69-48||1st||San Francisco Giants||Lost League Finals|
|1969||Fresno Giants||California League||72-68||3rd||San Francisco Giants|
|1970||Fresno Giants||California League||71-68||5th||San Francisco Giants|
|1971||Fresno Giants||California League||70-70||3rd (t)||San Francisco Giants||Lost League Finals|
|1972||Amarillo Giants||Texas League||71-68||4th||San Francisco Giants|
|1973||Amarillo Giants||Texas League||64-75||7th||San Francisco Giants|
|1974||Amarillo Giants||Texas League||69-62||4th||San Francisco Giants|
|1975||Lafayette Drillers||Texas League||72-57||3rd||San Francisco Giants||Co-Champs|
|1976||Midland Cubs||Texas League||62-74||6th||Chicago Cubs|
|1979||Montgomery Rebels||Southern League||62-81||6th||Detroit Tigers|