|Intro||Baseball player who spent one season in the major leagues with the Philadelhia Athletics|
|Was||Athlete Baseball player|
|From||United States of America|
|Birth||15 October 1899, Centralia, USA|
|Death||3 November 1953, Philadelphia, USA (aged 54 years)|
John Joseph Chapman (October 15, 1899 – November 3, 1953) was a professional baseball player. He was a shortstop for one season (1924) with the Philadelphia Athletics. For his career, he compiled a .282 batting average in 71 at-bats, with seven runs batted in.
An alumnus of Mount St. Mary's University, he was born in Centralia, Pennsylvania and died in Philadelphia at the age of 54.