|Date of birth||7 February 1928|
|Place of birth||South Melbourne|
|Date of death||24 May 2006(aged 78)|
|Place of death||Sunshine Coast|
|Height||179 cm (5 ft 10 in)|
|Weight||80 kg (176 lb)|
|1947–1950||South Melbourne||43 (1)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1957.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
Crane made his VFL debut in 1947 with South Melbourne and played as a half back flanker. After four seasons with South Melbourne he moved to Hawthorn for the 1951 VFL season where he was used at full back and went on to represent Victoria in interstate football in 1953 and 1954. In 1954 Crane finished equal fourth in the Brownlow Medal count. From 1958 to 1961, Porta coached Mordialloc in the Victorian Football Association.
- "Len Crane - Player Bio". Australian Football. Retrieved 10 December 2014.