Ted Baker (footballer)

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Ted Baker
Personal information
Full name Edward Baker
Date of birth (1901-01-21)21 January 1901
Date of death 22 July 1986(1986-07-22) (aged 85)
Height / weight 165 cm / 68 kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1920 Carlton 001 00(0)
1922–1923 Collingwood 033 0(24)
1927–1932 Geelong 095 (101)
1932 Collingwood 010 00(9)
1934 Footscray 003 00(5)
Total 142 (139)
Representative team honours
Years Team Games (Goals)
Victoria 8
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1934.
Career highlights
  • Geelong premiership captain 1931
  • Geelong captain 1931
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Edward "Ted" Baker (21 January 1901 – 22 July 1986)[1] was an Australian rules footballer who played with four clubs in the Victorian Football League (VFL), mainly for Geelong and Collingwood. A rover, he also played eight games for Victoria at interstate football. The highlight of his career was being Geelong's premiership captain in 1931.

The Victorian Football League’s Interstate team that drew with South Australia, in Adelaide, 13.10 (88) to 11.22 (88) on Saturday, 16 June 1928.
Back Row: Jack Moriarty, Albert "Leeter" Collier, Hugh Dunbar, Gordon "Nuts" Coventry, Bob Johnson, Jack Baggott.
Second Row: Jack Vosti, Charlie Stanbridge, Arthur Stevens, Alex Duncan, Dick Taylor, Ted Baker.
Front Row: Basil McCormack, Arthur Rayson, Alan Geddes (vice-captain), Syd Coventry (captain), Barney Carr, Arthur “Bull” Coghlan, Herbert White.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ted Baker". Collingwood Forever. Retrieved 4 September 2014. 

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