Robert "Tassie" Johnson (2 December 1937 – 29 October 2015) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL) during the 1960s. He was known by his nickname Tassie as there were two other Johnsons at the club at the time he was recruited from North Launceston in Tasmania.
Johnson in 1964
|Date of birth||2 December 1937|
|Date of death||29 October 2015 77)(aged|
|Original team(s)||North Launceston|
|Height||189 cm (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||89 kg (196 lb)|
|Representative team honours|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1969.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
Johnson was a premiership player with Melbourne in 1959, 1960 and 1964. He captained the club during the 1969 season, but they finished in last place.
- Burgan, Matt (29 October 2015). "'Tassie' Johnson sadly passes away". Melbourne Football Club. Retrieved 29 October 2015.