John Gwosden (Boots)
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 0", Weight 169 lb.
- Born July 30, 1921 in McKeesport, PA USA
- Died February 3, 2017
John Gwosden played in the Pittsburgh Pirates minor league system from 1944 to 1945, then served in the US Army for a year and returned to the diamond from 1947 to 1948, batting .286 in 384 games. His .338 mark in 1944 led the PONY League that year.
After baseball, he ran a motel for 45 years.