John Henry Johnson's Career Capsule

Full Name: John Henry Johnson

Birthdate: November 24, 1929

Birthplace: Waterproof, Louisiana

High School: Pittsburg (CA)

Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame: January 24, 1987

Enshrined into Pro Football Hall of Fame: August 8, 1987

Other Members of Class of 1987: Larry Csonka, Len Dawson, Joe Greene, Jim Langer, Don Maynard, Gene Upshaw

Pro Career: 13 seasons, 143 games

Drafted: 2nd round (18th overall) in 1953 by Pittsburgh Steelers

Played in the Canadian Football League in 1953. Negotiating rights were traded to San Francisco 49ers before the 1954 season.

Uniform Number: #35 with San Francisco 49ers, Detroit Lions, Pittsburgh Steelers and Houston Oilers



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