|Full name||Stanley James Spinks|
|Date of birth||16 October 1912|
|Place of birth||Hawthorn, Victoria|
|Date of death||23 October 2003(aged 91)|
|Place of death||Broadbeach, Queensland|
|Height||171 cm (5 ft 7 in)|
|Weight||79 kg (174 lb)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1941.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
Stanley James Spinks (16 October 1912 – 23 October 2003) was an Australian rules footballer who played for the Hawthorn Football Club in the Victorian Football League (VFL) during the 1930s. He played as both a centreman and wingman in his career.
Spinks finished second in the 1938 Brownlow Medal count, missing out by one vote to Dick Reynolds. He did, however, win that season's Hawthorn best and fairest, having won the award previously in 1932. In 1941 he quit the club after being dropped to the reserves side. He finished his playing career with Camberwell in the Victorian Football Association, but later returned to Hawthorn as coach of their thirds team in 1946. He also became an active committeeman (1947-1951-55) and he served as a club selector for more than a decade.
In 2007, Stan Spinks was inducted into the Hawthorn Hall of Fame.
- Obituary in the Herald Sun, 25 October 2003
- Stan Spinks's playing statistics from AFL Tables
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