Billy Schmidt

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Billy Schmidt
Billy Schmidt 1910.jpg
Cigarette card of Schmidt in 1910
Personal information
Full name Louis William Schmidt
Date of birth (1887-12-29)29 December 1887
Date of death 23 October 1975(1975-10-23) (aged 87)
Original team(s) Balmain Juniors
Debut Round 1, 1908, Richmond
vs. Melbourne
Height 170 cm (5 ft 7 in)=
Weight 70 kg (154 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1908–11 Richmond 071 0(69)
1912–14; 1918–20 St Kilda 090 0(77)
1921 Richmond 004 00(2)
Total 165 (148)
Coaching career
Years Club Games (W–L–D)
1933 Richmond 21 (16–5–0)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1921.
Career highlights
  • Richmond captain: 1910
  • Interstate games: 12
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Louis William "Billy" Schmidt (29 December 1887 – 23 October 1975)[1] was an Australian rules footballer who played for the Richmond Football Club in the Victorian Football Association (VFA) in 1907 then in the Victorian Football League (VFL) from 1908 to 1911 and again in 1921. He played for the St Kilda Football Club between 1912 and 1914 and again from 1918 until 1920.

He coached Warracknabeal to three premierships between 1921 and 1930, then coached Richmond for one season, 1933, where they lost the Grand Final to South Melbourne.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Billy Schmidt - Player Bio". Australian Football. Retrieved 6 December 2014.
  • Hogan P: The Tigers Of Old, Richmond FC, Melbourne 1996

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