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Key Facts

Full name
George Anderson

Known as
George Anderson

Born
24 November 1886

Died
12 June 1976 (aged 89)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 19y 246d
Last game: 27y 278d

Senior clubs
South Melbourne; University

Jumper numbers
University: 26, 2

Recruited from
South Melbourne (1911)

George Anderson

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
South MelbourneV/AFL1906-19084200.0057%0
UniversityV/AFL1911, 1913-19142010.050%0
V/AFL1906-1908, 1911, 1913-19146210.0239%0
Total1906-1908, 1911, 1913-19146210.0239%0

AFL: 1,196th player to appear, 3,701st most games played, 8,518th most goals kickedSouth Melbourne: 185th player to appear, 382nd most games played, 1,116th most goals kickedUniversity: 54th player to appear, 45th most games played, 61st most goals kicked

George Anderson, a defender, commenced his VFL career with South Melbourne in 1906 and went on to play 42 games for the club over three seasons without kicking a goal. After not playing in 1909-10 he joined University, adding a final 20 VFL games between 1911 and 1914. He scored the only goal of his career whilst playing for the Students against Geelong in 1911.

Author - John Devaney

Sources

Crème de la Crème

Footnotes

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