John Reeves (footballer)
|Date of birth||2 September 1929|
|Date of death||1 May 1970(aged 40)|
|Original team(s)||Assumption College, Victoria|
|Height / weight||185cm, 86kg|
|1948–1955||North Melbourne||102 (36)|
|1956||St Kilda||8 (1)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1956.
Originally from Assumption College, Kilmore, Reeves made his senior VFL debut in 1948 and played in North Melbourne's losing 1950 VFL Grand Final side. After eight seasons at North Melbourne Reeves transferred to St Kilda for the 1956 VFL season, which proved to be his last.
Reeves's son Michael played for North Melbourne and Fitzroy in the 1980s, and his grandson Josh Caddy currently plays for Geelong Football Club. Reeves's son Justin Reeves is the Chief Commercial Officer at Geelong, previously being a senior Collingwood Football Club executive.