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Key Facts

Full name
Gordon Anderson

Known as
Gordon Anderson

Born
16 September 1924

Died
19 June 1965 (aged 40)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 22y 285d
Last game: 26y 329d

Height and weight
Height: 185 cm
Weight: 83 kg

Senior clubs
Hawthorn

Jumper numbers
Hawthorn: 6

Gordon Anderson

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
HawthornV/AFL1947-195159701.1912%6
Total1947-195159701.1912%6

AFL: 5,712th player to appear, 3,776th most games played, 1,512th most goals kickedHawthorn: 376th player to appear, 237th most games played, 86th most goals kicked

Gordon Anderson, who hailed from Blackburn, enjoyed a brief but moderately noteworthy VFL career with Hawthorn. A follower and forward, he played 59 games for the Hawks and scored 70 goals between 1947 and 1951. His tally of 25 goals in 1950 was good enough for him to top the club’s list.

Author - John Devaney

Sources

Full Points Publications

Footnotes

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