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Key Facts

Full name
Cameron McPherson

Known as
Cam McPherson

Born
24 May 1940 (age 82)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 19y 97d
Last game: 26y 11d

Height and weight
Height: 180 cm
Weight: 80 kg

Senior clubs
Hawthorn

Jumper numbers
Hawthorn: 45, 26

Cam McPherson

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
HawthornV/AFL1959-196610400.0058%7.291.381.532
Total1959-196610400.0058%7.291.381.532

Pre 1965 stats are for selected matches only

AFL: 7,101st player to appear, 2,273rd most games played, 11,999th most goals kickedHawthorn: 501st player to appear, 134th most games played, 870th most goals kicked

From Shepparton, Cam McPherson was a tough, hard tackling defender who gave his opponents little latitude. He was a key member of Hawthorn’s 1961 flag-winning combination and also played in the losing grand final of two years later. Between 1959 and 1966 he played 104 VFL games for the Hawks without kicking a goal. Away from football - as well as, presumably, in it - he was a fine sprinter.

Author - John Devaney

Sources

Full Points Publications

Footnotes

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