|Full name||Vincenzo Catoggio|
|Date of birth||13 May 1954|
|Original team(s)||Princes Hill|
|Height||179 cm (5 ft 10 in)|
|Weight||78 kg (172 lb)|
|1983||Sydney Swans||8 (9)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1983.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
In 1972 he won the Morrish Medal which was awarded to the player voted best and fairest in the VFL 19s.
In 1973 he won the Gardiner Medal which was awarded to the best and fairest player as adjudged by field umpires in the reserves competition. His first full game of VFL league football came in the 1973 VFL Grand Final. However, in 1974 he didn't play any games in the league side. In total he played 70 reserves games during his career.
He is the second son of five siblings of Leonardo and Rocchina Catoggio. Leonardo arrived in Australia in 1938, and Rocchina in 1936. Both Vin's grandfathers, Carmine and Vincenzo, arrived together in Australia, from Montemurro, Italy, in 1927, and their families arrived later. Vin is married to Vicki and has two sons and one daughter. After retiring from playing football he became a painter.
- "Day Vinny painted town … white!".
- Crosswell, Brent (29 September 1986). "The year another Blue boy knew the "shame" of Grand Final failure". The Age.
- Carter, Ron (5 March 1979). "New Pies go down well". The Age.
- "Catoggio and Young to join Demons". The Age. 10 Mar 1981.
- "Profile at Australianfootball.com".
- Vin Catoggio's statistics from AFL Tables
- Vinny Catoggio Biography at Blueseum.org
- Demon Wiki profile
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