Johnny Lewis

Johnny Joe Lewis
Batted: Left
Threw: Right
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 189 lbs.
Born: August 10, 1939 in Greenville, AL
Signed: 1959 by the Detroit Tigers
Acquired: traded from the St. Louis Cardinals with
Gordon Richardson for Tracy Stallard and Elio Chacon, December 1964
Died: July 29, 2018 in Pensacola, FL

 

One of the Mets' best players in 1965, Johnny faded quickly after that. He's pictured here on his 1966 Topps card. 1967 Topps shows up below.

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BATTING RECORD (team-leading totals in red)

YEAR CLUB     G  AB  R   H 2B 3B HR RBI  TB SB CS  SO BB HBP SAC SF  OBP  SLG  AVG
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1964 StL NL  40  94 10  22  2  2  2   7  34  2  2  23 13   0   0  1 .324 .362 .234
1965 *METS* 148 477 64 117 15  3 15  45 183  4  7 117 59   3   4  1 .331 .384 .245
1966 *METS*  65 166 21  32  6  1  5  20  55  2  0  43 21   0   0  1 .282 .331 .193
1967 *METS*  13  34  2   4  1  0  0   2   5  0  0  11  2   0   0  0 .167 .147 .118
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METS TOTALS 226 677 87 153 22  4 20  67 243  6  7 171 82   3   4  2 .312 .359 .226
OTHER CLUBS  40  94 10  22  2  2  2   7  34  2  2  23 13   0   0  1 .324 .362 .234
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CAREER TOTS 266 771 97 175 24  6 22  74 277  8  9 194 95   3   4  3 .313 .359 .227

season highlighted in blue denotes he was selected Rounding Third's Mets Hitter of the Year

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This is a list of the Johnny Lewis cards that I already have in my collection. If you have any cards that are not listed here, and you are willing to donate or trade them, contact me at Rounding Third.  Items that are struck through are no longer a part of the Rounding Third collection, having been sold for charity.

1967 Topps

1964 Topps #479 (Cardinals Rookies)

1965 Topps #277

1966 Topps #282

1967 Topps #91

1974 Topps #236 (Cardinals Field Leaders)

2014 Topps Heritage 50th Anniversary Buybacks (1965 Topps #277)

2015 Topps Originals Buybacks (1966 Topps #282)

Other Johnny Lewis memorabilia in my collection:

autographed 3 x 5 index card

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autographed index card

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