|Date of birth||22 March 1932|
|Date of death||15 August 2018|
|Original team(s)||Wesley College, Melbourne|
|Height||180 cm (5 ft 11 in)|
|Weight||79 kg (174 lb)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1957.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
Box arrived at Footscray from Cheltenham and made his VFL debut in 1951. He missed the entire 1952 season through injury before returning and playing his best football from 1953 onwards. Although he was used mainly as a centreman, Box played at centre half-forward in Footscray's 1954 premiership side. By winning the Brownlow Medal in 1956 Box became the only Footscray premiership player to win the medal. The previous year he won his club's Best and Fairest award. Box finished his career with Camberwell in the Victorian Football Association (VFA).
Box was educated at Wesley College, Melbourne.
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