Jack Dunn III

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John Joseph Dunn III

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Biographical Information[edit]

The grandson of Jack Dunn and son of Jack Dunn Jr., Jack Dunn III followed his ancestors in having a role with the Baltimore Orioles (IL). He managed the club briefly in 1949, taking over for Tommy Thomas in a 63-91 campaign. He was replaced by Nick Cullop the next season. He also played in the 1940 Mexican League, hitting .188/~.224/.359 for the Mexico City Red Devils and Nuevo Laredo Owls. Dunn later became the first traveling secretary for the major league Baltimore Orioles.

During WW II, Dunn was a fighter pilot in air corps.

Sources: The International League: Year-by-Year Statistics by Marshall Wright, The Mexican League: Comprehensive Player Statistics by Pedro Treto Cisneros