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Dr. John Todd

John Todd was a four-sport star at the College of William and Mary from 1921 to 1925. He served as captain of the football team from 1923 to 1925. He was named by many as the finest center ever to play for the Indians at a playing weight of 189 pounds. Todd played guard on the Indian basketball team from 1923 to 1925 and again proved to be an outstanding athlete by being one of the leading scorers. Todd played centerfield on the varsity baseball team that won the championship in 1923. He developed into long ball hitter during his college baseball career for the Indians. A testimony to Todd’s overall athlete prowess was his serving on the varsity track team from 1923 to 1925. Even though Todd was one of the most active athletes in William and Mary history, he found time to associate himself with Pi Kappa Alpha and graduated in the class of 1925 with a Bachelors degree. Dr. John Todd graduated from the Medical College of Virginia as a dentist and served as Vice President of the Virginia State Board of Dental Examiners in 1965. He was inducted into the William and Mary Sports Hall of Fame in 1969. He passed away in Hampton, Virginia on August 19, 1965.

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