Career: 1975 - 1976
Debut: Round 16, 1975 vs St Kilda, aged 20 years, 35 days
Carlton Player No. 854
Last Game: Round 11, 1976 v Footscray aged 20 years, 365 days
Guernsey No. 29
Height: 180cm (5'11")
Weight: 76kg (12.00)
DOB: 15 June, 1955
Gary Higgins was recruited from Maryborough / Maryborough Rovers and wore guernsey #29, he played 7 games for Carlton after debuting in Navy Blue in Season 1975. Higgins took Carlton's interest after winning the Marborough Rovers senior best and fairest in 1972 with the club being located in Carlton's rich country recruiting zone.
Higgins was Carlton's 5th debutant in 1975, after Mike Fitzpatrick, Russell Ohlsen, Wayne Deledio and Danny Halloran.
Higgins would play his 7th and final game a day before his 21st birthday in the Blues loss to Footscray on the Queens Birthday Monday Public Holiday.