Sancet played professional baseball in minor league baseball for the Tampa Smokers and the Tucson Cowboys. He coached the Arizona Wildcats baseball team to an 831-275-10 win-loss record in 22 seasons, from 1950 through 1972.
After his death, the University of Arizona renamed their baseball field in his honor. Sancet was inducted into the Pima County Sports Hall of Fame in 1991. He was inducted into the National College Baseball Hall of Fame in 2012.
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- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference (Minors)