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Key Facts

Full name
Leonard Martin

Known as
Len Martin

Born
19 April 1887

Died
26 December 1943 (aged 56)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 19y 16d
Last game: 26y 49d

Height and weight
Height: 179 cm
Weight: 74 kg

Senior clubs
Geelong

Jumper numbers
Geelong: 15, 19

Len Martin

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
GeelongV/AFL1906, 1910-191361240.3954%0
Total1906, 1910-191361240.3954%0

AFL: 1,121st player to appear, 3,678th most games played, 3,286th most goals kickedGeelong: 134th player to appear, 279th most games played, 258th most goals kicked

After playing as a forward and half forward early in his time at Geelong Len Martin was converted into a highly dependable defender. He passed the ball well both with hand and foot, and was strong overhead. His team skills were also well developed. He had played briefly at Richmond in the VFA before arriving at Geelong, for whom he made 61 VFL appearances and scored 24 goals in 1906 and from 1910 to 1913.

Author - John Devaney

Sources

Full Points Publications

Footnotes

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