February 27, 1882|
Saint John, New Brunswick
|Died: November 14, 1915
|April 21, 1905, for the Boston Red Sox|
|Last MLB appearance|
|October 3, 1905, for the Boston Red Sox|
Arthur John McGovern (February 27, 1882 – November 14, 1915) was a reserve catcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Boston Americans during the 1905 season. Listed at 5' 10", 160 lb., McGovern batted and threw right-handed. He was born in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada.
In a 15-game career, McGovern was a .114 hitter (5-for-44) with one run, one double and one RBI. He did not hit any home runs. In 15 catching appearances, he committed four errors in 82 chances for a .951 fielding percentage.
McGovern died in Danvers, Massachusetts at age 33.
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