Tony Anderson

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Tony Anderson
Personal information
Full name Thomas Garfield Anderson
Date of birth (1942-01-31)31 January 1942
Place of birth Glenelg, South Australia
Date of death 1 April 2020(2020-04-01) (aged 78)
Height 183 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 83 kg (183 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1963–1969 Melbourne 75 (2)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1969.
Sources: AFL Tables,

Thomas Garfield Anderson (31 January 1942 – 1 April 2020), known as Tony Anderson, was an Australian rules footballer who played for Melbourne in the VFL during the 1960s.

Anderson made his VFL debut with Melbourne in 1963 and would form an important part of their defence throughout the rest of the decade. He was a half back flanker in Melbourne's 1964 premiership side and by the time he retired in 1969 had amassed 75 league games.[1]

Anderson died on 1 April 2020, at the age of 78.[2]


  1. ^ "Premiership player Tony Anderson passes away". Retrieved 10 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Tony Garfield Anderson". Memories. Retrieved 10 April 2020.

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