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John Leo Dowd born John Leo O'Dowd
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 8", Weight 170 lb.
- School University of Vermont
- Debut July 3, 1912
- Final Game July 13, 1912
- Born January 3, 1891 in Weymouth, MA USA
- Died January 31, 1981 in Fort Lauderdale, FL USA
 Biographical Information
John Dowd played ten games at shortstop for the 1912 Highlanders. He had been at the University of Vermont from 1910-12. The regular shortstop for the 1912 Highlanders was Jack Martin, also a rookie, who was not in the majors the following season.