Jim Bradford (footballer)

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Jim Bradford
Personal information
Date of birth (1926-03-02)2 March 1926
Date of death 8 March 2005(2005-03-08) (aged 79)
Original team(s) Abbotsford[1]
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1943 Collingwood 07 (16)
1949 North Melbourne 09 0(8)
Total 16 (24)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1949.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Jim "Nipper" Bradford (2 March 1926 – 8 March 2005)[1] was an Australian rules football player. He played seven games with Collingwood in 1943, and nine with North Melbourne in 1949.[2][3]

He was the shortest player ever to play Australian rules football at the highest level. He stood five feet tall (152 centimetres).[4] He was named as the rover in Camberwell Football Club's Team of the Century.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Jim Bradford". Collingwood Forever. Retrieved 23 December 2014. 
  2. ^ Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2002). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers: every AFL/VFL player since 1897 (4th ed.). Melbourne, Victoria: Crown Content. p. 59. ISBN 1-74095-001-1.
  3. ^ "Jim Bradford - Player Bio". Australian Football. Retrieved 23 December 2014. 
  4. ^ Jim Main, Aussie rules for Dummies (2nd edition, 2008), p 16.
  5. ^ Camberwell Team of the Century

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