|Date of birth||5 January 1886|
|Date of death||19 July 1970(aged 84)|
|Original team(s)||Brighton / Elwood|
|Height / weight||178cm / 76 kg|
|1905–1915, 1918-1919, 1921-1922||St Kilda||218 (6)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1922.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
Lever played as a fullback in his 15-year VFL career which began in 1905. In 1907 he lost two fingers in a band saw accident but after attending to the wound himself, played for St Kilda the following afternoon.
He did not play in 1916 or 1917 as St Kilda were in recess due to World War I, while he was injured in 1920.
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- It was believed at his retirement in 1926 that Wels Eicke held the record with 267 games, but writers and Australian Rules football historians Russell Holmesby & Jim Main discovered that this total included 21 matches for North Melbourne and 49 matches as playing coach.