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Keith Robinson

DOB: 4 August 1930
Died: 11 May 2002

MFC Debut: Round 2, 1951 against Collingwood at MCG
Last Game: Round 3, 1954 against Hawthorn at Glenferrie Oval

From: Ormond/Carlton

Number: 36 1951-1954

Games: 18 (20 total)
Goals: 0
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %
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Originally started his career at Carlton and vice-captained their Thirds to flags in 1948 and 1949. When he became old enough to play senior football he was residentially tied to the Demons and transferred to Melbourne where he was lightly played over four seasons after not making any senior appearances in his first year.

Robinson's best season was his first, where he played 14 matches and despite only appearing in one win received four Brownlow Medal votes. The pacy defender missed the 1952 pre-season as he was running professionally in Stawell and didn't play a senior match for the season. An attempted comeback was thwarted in 1953 by injured ankle tendons, which prompted him to retire.

He didn't manage another game in his comeback season, and was cleared to Carlton at the end of 1954. The Blues had sought a clearance for his return as early as 1953 but had been refused. He didn't make his debut with the Blues until 1956 and added just two more senior games.

YearGamesGoalsBrownlow
1951 1504
1953 300

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Notes
Some sources shown him as being from Mentone, and say his father played for Carlton.

Media
The Age - 07/04/1951
The Argus - 09/04/1951
The Age - 25/03/1953
The Argus - 27/05/1953
The Age - 07/04/1954
Football Record R1 1955
The Age - 11/04/1956

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Boyles Football Photos
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