Chris Smith (Australian footballer)

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For the footballer drafted by Fremantle from Queensland, see Chris Smith (Australian footballer, born 1988).
Chris Smith
Personal information
Date of birth (1955-09-29) 29 September 1955 (age 59)
Original team(s) Beverley Hills
Debut Rd 6, 1973, Fitzroy
v. Hawthorn, at Junction Oval
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1973–1982 Fitzroy 163 (58)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 1982 season.

Chris Smith (born 29 September 1955) is a former Australian rules footballer who played for the Fitzroy Football Club in the Victorian Football League (VFL) between 1973 and 1982.

Primarily playing as a centre half-back, Smith was notable for playing for most of his career in a helmet, after suffering migraines after being knocked out three times in his first three years.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anderson, Jon (1 April 2011). "The hat fits, says battered Rod Ashman". 

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