Johnny Lewis (footballer)

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Johnny Lewis
Personal information
Full name Johnny Francis Lewis
Date of birth (1901-09-13)13 September 1901
Date of death 3 July 1973(1973-07-03) (aged 71)
Height/Weight 191 cm / 99 kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1925-1935
1936-1938
Total -
North Melbourne
Melbourne
150 (142)
046 0(18)
196 (160)
Coaching career
Years Club Games (W–L–D)
1930 North Melbourne 18 (1-17-0)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 1938 season.
Career highlights
  • North Melbourne captain 1930-1931
  • North Melbourne leading goalkicker 1931, 1935
  • North Melbourne best and fairest 1935
  • Victorian representative (10 games, 7 goals)

Johnny Francis Lewis (13 September 1901 – 3 July 1973) was an Australian rules footballer in the (then) Victorian Football League, playing for both North Melbourne and Melbourne clubs.

Lewis, 191 cm and 99 kg, was a tough, hard ruckman who could carry the rucking load for the team during tough periods.

In 1996 Lewis was inducted into the Australian Football Hall of Fame.

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