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Sid Catlin

DOB: 24 December 1949

Debut: Round 14, 1966 against Richmond at MCG
Last MFC Game: Round 12, 1968 against Fitzroy at Princes Park

From: Paramount/McKinnon High

Number: 3 1966-1968

Games: 4 (19 total)
Goals: 1 (15 total)
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %
10325.00

Catlin started 1966 in the fourths but but Round 14 he was coming off the bench in the last quarter at the MCG as the second youngest known MFC Player at 16 years, 218 days old on debut

After winning five kicks in the last five minutes of his debut Catlin was promoted to first rover for his second and kicked 1.8. He played just one more game for the year and missed all of 1967 after suffering a knee injury in an early season reserves match before returning for a solitary game in 1968. He was again troubled but injury that year.

In 1969 Catlin followed Norm Smith to South Melbourne and played fifteen games over two seasons. In 1970 he finished third in the Gardiner Medal for best player in the Reserves competition but was cut by the Swans at the end of the year.

Also wore number 42 in 1966 Reserves matches.

YearGamesGoalsBrownlow
1966 312
1968 100

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Media
"Sid Catlin gets his chance" - The Age 06/08/1966
http://news.google.com.au/newspapers?id=oY4pAAAAIBAJ&sjid=W5MDAAAAIBAJ&pg=1468%2C4883611 - The Age 26/05/1967

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