|Position:||Linebacker, defensive end|
|Date of birth:||February 27, 1929|
|Place of birth:||Akron, Ohio|
|Date of death:||July 21, 2013(aged 84)|
|Place of death:||Michigan|
|Height:||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight:||216 lb (98 kg)|
|High school:||Garfield High School
Berea High School
|NFL draft:||1952 / Round: 9 / Pick: 106
(By the Detroit Lions)
|Career highlights and awards|
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com
|Stats at pro-football-reference.com|
Sherwin Kenneth "Sonny" Gandee, Sr. (February 27, 1929 – July 21, 2013) was a professional American football linebacker and defensive lineman in the National Football League (NFL). After playing college football for Ohio State, Gandee was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the 9th round (106th overall) of the 1952 NFL Draft. He played for five seasons for the Dallas Texans (1952) and the Detroit Lions (1952–1957). Sonny won three World Championships in his career with the Detroit Lions in 1952, 1953 and 1957. He died July 21, 2013.
- "Sonny Gandee NFL Football Statistics". Pro-Football-Reference.com. 1929-02-27. Retrieved 2013-07-30.
- Sonny Gandee . "Sonny Gandee, DE at". Nfl.com. Retrieved 2013-07-30.
- "SHERWIN, SR. "SONNY" GANDEE Obituary » Michigan Death Notices » from Michigan.com". Deathnotices.michigan.com. 2013-07-21. Retrieved 2013-07-30.
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