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Bob Stone

DOB: 26 May 1926

Debut: Round 7, 1942 against North Melbourne at Arden Street
Last Game: Round 4, 1949 against South Melbourne at Lake Oval

From: Hastings

Number: 32 1942, 7 1943, 36 1949

Games: 8
Goals: 0
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %
40450.00

Statistical categories led:
Youngest player: 16y, 25d

The youngest player ever to debut for the club (16 years and 25 days) at the time missed five years after the 1943 season, playing at Hastings again before returning to the VFL as a tall defender in 1949.

After three games he went back to his old side after he had trouble regularly attending training. He played at Hastings through 1952 and was a three time winner of the Mornington Peninsula League's best player award.

Served in the Navy during World War II.

YearGamesGoalsBrownlow
1942 300
1943 200
1949 300

Lists
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Notes
Also shown as from Somers, though this is more likely his place of residence rather than a team. May have also played at Frankston High School.

Media
Argus - 04/05/1942
Australasian - 24/06/1944
Standard - 23/05/1946
Weekly Times - 27/07/1949
Weekly Times - 05/03/1952
Age - 25/08/1952
Weekly Times - 27/08/1952

Links
Australian Football profile
Boyles Football Photos

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