Thomas James Sandt
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 11", Weight 175 lb.
- High School Pacifica High School (Garden Grove)
- Debut June 29, 1975
- Final Game October 3, 1976
- Born December 22, 1950 in Brooklyn, NY USA
- Died December 1, 2020 in Lake Oswego, OR USA
Tommy Sandt played only 42 games in the majors, but he had a long career in baseball, as a minor league player, minor league coach and manager, and major league coach.
Sandt managed the Buffalo Bisons in 1982, the Lynn Pirates in 1983 and the Hawaii Islanders in 1984-1986. He was big league coach under skipper Jim Leyland with the Pittsburgh Pirates for a decade, from 1987 to 1996. He then was a member of Leyland's staff with the Florida Marlins in 1997 and 1998 and the Colorado Rockies in 1999. He was again a Pirates coach from 2000 to 2002. Sandt was a coach for the Portland Beavers in 2004.
Year-By-Year Minor League Managerial Record
|1982||Buffalo Bisons||Eastern League||55-84||8th||Pittsburgh Pirates|
|1983||Lynn Pirates||Eastern League||77-62||2nd||Pittsburgh Pirates||Lost League Finals|
|1984||Hawaii Islanders||Pacific Coast League||87-53||1st||Pittsburgh Pirates||Lost League Finals|
|1985||Hawaii Islanders||Pacific Coast League||84-59||1st||Pittsburgh Pirates||Lost in 1st round|
|1986||Hawaii Islanders||Pacific Coast League||65-79||9th||Pittsburgh Pirates|