Tom Carroll (Australian footballer)

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Tom Carroll
Personal information
Nickname(s) Turkey Tom
Date of birth (1939-10-14) 14 October 1939 (age 75)
Place of birth Ganmain, New South Wales
Original team(s) Ganmain
Height/Weight 184 cm / 82 kg
Position(s) Forward
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1961-1963 Carlton 55 (143)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 1963 season.
Career highlights

AFL

Carlton Football Club

Tom 'Turkey Tom' Carroll (born 14 October 1939) is a former Australian rules footballer who played with the Carlton Football Club in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Carroll was the 1961 VFL Leading Goalkicker with 54 goals and the 1961, 1962 and 1963 Carlton Leading Goalkicker with 143 goals over these three seasons. His VFL career came to a premature end at the age of 24 when he returned to his family farm near Ganmain, New South Wales.

VFL Statistics[edit]

[1]
Legend
 G  Goals  B  Behinds  K  Kicks  H  Handballs  D  Disposals  M  Marks  T  Tackles
Led the league for the Season only*
Led the league after finals only*
Led the league after Season and Finals*

*10 games required to be eligible.

Season Team # Games G B K H D M T G B K H D M T
Totals Averages (per game)
1961 Carlton 22 18 54 - - - - - - 3.0 - - - - - -
1962 Carlton 22 22 62 - - - - - - 2.8 - - - - - -
1963 Hawthorn 22 15 27 - - - - - - 1.8 - - - - - -
Career 55 143 - - - - - - 2.6 - - - - - -

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Preceded by
Ron Evans
Coleman Medallist
1961
Succeeded by
Doug Wade