Debut: Round 1, 1955 v North Melbourne, Aged 20 years, 156 days
Carlton Player No. 684
Guernsey No. 29
Last Game: Round 17, 1955 v South Melbourne, Aged 20 years, 275 days
Height: 175cm (5' 9")
Weight: 63kg (9.12)
DOB: November 11, 1934
1954 October 07
Peter Aitken. 19 -year-old Kyabram rover, has been signed by Carlton. He played well in this season's Goulburn Valley Football League finals.
The Argus 28 March 1955, reporting on Carlton's practice match said; "Aitken was liked to Essendon star Bill Hutchison in his movements, and he, too, looked likely to have a future in senior football."
Peter was a postal worker, The Argus March 30 1955 reported that he had been transferred to the Carlton Post Office.
Aitken played 11 games for the Blues in Season 1955, kicking 7 goals. He came from Kyabram.
The Argus April 18 said of his debut; "AITKEN: Clever ball handler, safe mark, and accurate kick. Very fast. A great acquisition for the Blues."