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Birthday
27, 1933
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Aug 17, 1995 (62)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
27, 1933
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Aug 17, 1995 (62)

About

Australian rules professional football player who is best known for having played for Footscray in the Victorian Football League. He is best known for his larrikin streak and for having had the Footscray Football Club's home ground the Whitten Oval named after him. 

Before Fame

He started his career in 1951 when he made his debut with the Footscray club. Later on in 1956 he went on to play for the Victoria club within the Interstate Football League. Then in 1957 he started his coaching career as part of the Footscray club. 

Trivia

He is known for having been one of the twelve inaugural legends inducted into the Australian Football Hall of Fame. He is also known for having been the Footscray leading goal kicker during the 1961, 1962, 1964, and 1968 seasons. 

Family Life

He was born in Braybrook and was raised in Footscray in Melbourne. 

Associated With

He is known for having been coached under Charlie Sutton during his time playing with the Footscray club in the VFL.