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Key Facts

Full name
Arthur Albert Rowden Birtles

Known as
Arthur Birtles

Born
21 July 1899

Died
30 January 1975 (aged 75)

Occupation
Millhand

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 22y 331d
Last game: 23y 29d

Height and weight
Height: 178 cm
Weight: 62 kg

Senior clubs
Richmond; Hawthorn

Jumper numbers
Richmond: 26

Recruited from
Richmond (1924)

Arthur Birtles

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
RichmondV/AFL1922551.0060%0
HawthornVFA1924320.67
Total1922, 1924870.88

AFL: 2,741st player to appear, 9,703rd most games played, 6,164th most goals kickedRichmond: 217th player to appear, 843rd most games played, 528th most goals kicked

Footnotes

* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.