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|Date of birth||3 November 1949|
|Place of birth||Ringwood, Victoria|
|Height / weight||187 cm / 81 kg|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1978.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
A forward, Close could play the key positions but was used mainly as a half forward flanker. He debuted in 1968 and played in a losing Grand Final that year. His best seasons in front of goal were 1969 when he kicked 39, 1973 with 38 and 1975 with 36.
- Holmesby, Russell and Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers. 7th ed. Melbourne: Bas Publishing.
- Robin Close's statistics from AFL Tables