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16-February-2007
16-February-2007

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson

A statue commemorates Australian Rules football player and coach, Ron Barassi.

Ronald Dale "Ron" Barassi Jr AM(born 27 February 1936) is a retired Australian Rules football player and coach. During a long and decorated career, Barassi has been one of the most important figures in the history of Australian football. 

The Tattersall’s Parade of the Champions undertaking is a gift to the people of Australia by Tattersall's and is a focal point of the Yarra Park precinct. 
 

Location

Address:Brunton Avenue, Outside Gate 4, Melbourne Cricket Ground, East Melbourne, 3002
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.820646
Long: 144.982155
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Sculpture
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Sport
Monument Designer:Louis Laumen

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:September-2003
Front Inscription

RON BARASSI 
       A M 

A champion player, inspirational Captain & Coach
and strong advocate of the national competition.
Barassi played 254 games for
Melbourne and Carlton from 1953 to 1969.
He coached in 514 games from 1965 to 1995
at Carlton, North Melbourne, Melbourne and Sydney.
AFL Hall of Fame legend whose career includes
10 premierships from 17 grand finals.

Source: MA
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