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John Reccius (October 29, 1859September 1, 1930) was an American Major League Baseball player from Louisville, Kentucky who pitched and played in center field during his two seasons for the Louisville Eclipse of the American Association.

John had two brothers who were also involved heavily in baseball. Phil Reccius was a Major League player for 8 seasons, much of which was with Louisville, and Bill Reccius was the founder and manager for the mid-1870s version of the Louisville Eclipse, though he did not manage or play when the organization while the teams was in the majors. John and his brothers were childhood friends of Pete Browning and Jimmy Wolf, as well as others from the area who had reached the Major Leagues.

John died in Louisville, Kentucky at the age of 70, and was interred at Cave Hill Cemetery.

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