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Among his many titles, Wally Lewis is now also officially a legend.The rugby league star known as The King and the Emperor of Lang Park for his playing exploits is the 38th member of the Sport Australia Hall of Fame to be elevated to legend status.Lewis, also one of only eight Australian rugby league Immortals, was announced as the latest legend at Thursday nights annual hall of fame dinner in Melbourne.The former Australian captain and Queensland State Of Origin hero said the honour was bewildering.Johnny Raper and Reg Gasnier - also Immortals - are the only other rugby league players to have legend status in the hall of fame.I said the same ridiculous thing that you laugh at other people for saying - youre kidding, Lewis said of his initial reaction.You just dont regard yourself as being in the same class or category as the people that you admired throughout your sporting days when you were watching them.Lewis paid tribute to his father, who taught him to tackle like Raper.He added career highlights were his first grade debut and his first selection for Queensland. 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