TAMPA, Fla. -- Cliff Lewis, the first quarterback
of the Cleveland Browns and an insurance executive for the New
York Yankees, died Thursday afternoon at his home following a
long illness. He was 79.
Lewis started the first three games for the Browns during their
inaugural season in the All-America Football Conference in 1946
--- all of them victories.
When future Hall of Famer Otto Graham returned to play
quarterback in the fourth game of the 1946 season, Lewis became
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