Arthur English Bowland Jr.
- Bats Left, Throws Right
- Height 6' 0", Weight 180 lb.
Art Bowland began his career as an OF/IF in the Brooklyn Dodgers chain and ended it as a catcher in southwestern leagues.
Bowland led the 1942 Georgia-Florida League with 26 stolen bases. He then missed 1943-1945 due to military service. Upon his return, Bowland made it as high as 32 games in the Southern Association in 1948 before spending the next 10 years with independent teams, mostly in the southwestern United States.
Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|1947||Abilene Blue Sox||West Texas-New Mexico League||10-16||7th||Brooklyn Dodgers||replaced Hayden Greer (48-65) on August 15|
|1948||Abilene Blue Sox||West Texas-New Mexico League||35-47||--||Brooklyn Dodgers||--||replaced by Otis Davis (27-31) on July 12|
|1956||San Angelo Colts||Southwestern League||78-65||4th||none||Lost League Finals|
|1957||Plainview Ponies||Southwestern League||16-27||--||none||--||Team disbanded on June 16|