Frank Anderson (footballer, born 1913)

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Frank Anderson
Frank Anderson 1934.jpg
Anderson in 1934
Personal information
Date of birth (1913-10-23)23 October 1913
Place of birth Glenhuntly
Date of death 6 March 1997(1997-03-06) (aged 83)
Original team(s) Brunswick (VFA)
Height 183 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 84 kg (185 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1934–1944 Carlton 155 (41)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1944.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Frank Anderson (23 October 1913 – 6 March 1997) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Carlton in the VFL.

Anderson was born at Glenhuntly and attended school at West Brunswick. He started his career at Brunswick as a forward but later played most of his football in defence.[1] He was a premiership player with Carlton in 1938 and a Victorian interstate representative in 1941. Anderson finished second in Carlton's best and fairest on three separate occasions.

After leaving Carlton he became captain-coach of Preston in the VFA.[2] After a couple of years Anderson took up the coaching role at Cobram.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Notes from Field & Clubroom". Sporting Globe. , (1267). Victoria, Australia. 22 September 1934. p. 7 (Edition1). Retrieved 1 March 2018 – via National Library of Australia.
  2. ^ "MATTHEWS SHINES FOR SOUTH". The Argus (Melbourne) (30, 768). Victoria, Australia. 10 April 1945. p. 13. Retrieved 1 March 2018 – via National Library of Australia.
  3. ^ "Football". Cobram Courier. 1, (295). Victoria, Australia. 17 March 1950. p. 2. Retrieved 1 March 2018 – via National Library of Australia.

External links

  • Frank Anderson's playing statistics from AFL Tables
  • Frank Anderson at AustralianFootball.com


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