John Christopher Beckwith
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 11", Weight 200 lb.
- Debut 1920
- Final Game 1935
- Born January 10, 1900 in Louisville, KY USA
- Died January 4, 1956 in New York, NY USA
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
|1925||Baltimore Black Sox||25-18||3rd||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|