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Key Facts

Full name
Leonard Gale

Known as
Len Gale

18 April 1897

25 June 1949 (aged 52)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 23y 20d
Last game: 27y 162d

Height and weight
Height: 168 cm
Weight: 70 kg

Senior clubs

Jumper numbers
Fitzroy: 6

Len Gale

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV

AFL: 2,510th player to appear, 3,812th most games played, 1,900th most goals kickedFitzroy: 270th player to appear, 217th most games played, 92nd most goals kicked

Len Gale was a wily and stylish rover who played 58 VFL games and booted 54 goals for Fitzroy between 1920 and 1924. He was a member of the Maroons' victorious 1922 Challenge Final team against Collingwood, but was missing from the line-up the following year when the Roys went under to Essendon. He was a prominent performer for his side during the 1924 round robin finals series which saw Fitzroy beat Richmond but lose to both Essendon and South Melbourne.

Author - John Devaney


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* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
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