John Beckwith

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John Christopher Beckwith

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 11", Weight 200 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

John Beckwith was one of the great power hitters of the Negro Leagues. Primarily remembered as a shortstop, he frequently was assigned as a catcher or first baseman. He played nearly every position in his career.

Year-By-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1925 Baltimore Black Sox 25-18 -- Eastern Colored League Baltimore Black Sox Replaced by Pete Hill
1927 Harrisburg Giants 38-31 2nd Eastern Colored League Harrisburg Giants
1932 Newark Browns 0-4 5th East-West League Newark Browns

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