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Denny Sothern

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Debnnis Elwood Sothern
born Dennis Elwood Southern

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 11", Weight 175 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Denny Sothern got most of his major league at-bats in the lively ball era with a team that played in a lively park, the Philadelphia Phillies. For much of the year 1930, he was the centerfielder on a team that featured Chuck Klein and Lefty O'Doul as the other two outfielders.

He is mentioned in the book "Occasional Glory: The History of the Philadelphia Phillies".

He managed the Kinston Eagles, an independent franchise in the Coastal Plain League for part of 1940.

Records Held[edit]

  • Tied MLB record by hitting four doubles in a game, June 6, 1930

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