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Dick Walker


Career: 1899
Debut: Round 5, 1899 vs Collingwood, aged 26 years, 297 days
Carlton Player No. 75
Games: 11
Goals: 7
Last game: Round 17, 1899 vs Melbourne, aged 27 years, 30 days
Height: 179 cm (5'10)
Weight: 72.5 kg (11.6)
DOB: 10 August, 1872

One of only 2 Walker's to have ever* played for Carlton, Dick Walker played 11 games, and kicked 7 goals, for the Blues after joining us for Season 1899 from Geelong, he also played for Newtown. In Walker's last game, Carlton would bring up its first ever win against Melbourne.

Whilst at Geelong, he played 14 games and kicked 10 goals.

* Two players with the name Walker played for Carlton in the V.F.A. Joseph James Walker 1883, and another Walker in 1893.

Note

Bigfooty History site - Assumed Names, mentions the article "Football Memories" in the Geelong Advertiser 27 September 1924 (p4).
It mentions Dick Walker former Geelong and Carlton player whose birth name was Edward Slann Kishere.
His father had passed away when he was very young and his mother remarried to a Mr.Walker. However, he had reverted back to his birth name when this article was written.
The article on Trove is mostly unreadable. The original copy of the Geelong Advertiser would have to be viewed.

Blueseum: Summary of playing statistics for Dick Walker | Walker's Blueseum Image Gallery
Contributors to this page: blueycarlton , molsey , Jarusa , Bombasheldon , tmd1 , true_blue24 and admin .
Page last modified on Wednesday 04 of October, 2023 20:18:39 AEDT by blueycarlton.

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