Johnny Joe Lewis
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.
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
season highlighted in blue denotes he was selected Rounding Third's Mets Hitter of the Year
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.
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
autographed index card