John Dewey Adkins
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 2", Weight 195 lb.
- Debut September 19, 1942
- Final Game October 2, 1949
- Born May 11, 1918 in Norcatur, KS USA
- Died December 26, 1998 in Santa Monica, CA USA
Dewey Adkins pitched 38 times in the big leagues. The majority of his appearances came with the Chicago Cubs in 1949, pitching to a 2-4, 5.68 mark in 30 games (5 starts). He primarily wore number 17. Dewey also had a lengthy minor league career, logging time in such future big league cities as Atlanta (1943, 1946-1947) and Los Angeles (1948, 1950-1952). He was born in Norcatur, KS, in northern Kansas near the Nebraska border.