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E. J. Whitten : 01-March-2013
E. J. Whitten : 01-March-2013

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A statue commemorates E.J. (Ted) Whitten (27 July 1933 – 17 August 1995) who was an Australian Rules football player and media personality.

At the termination of his career, he had played a then record 321 Victorian Football League (VFL) games for the Footscray Football Club
between 1951 and 1970,  He went on to coach the club for 13 years.

He was also known as "Mr Football".

Location

Address:353 Ballarat Road, Braybrook Hotel, Braybrook, 3019
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.779332
Long: 144.848204
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Sculpture
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Sport

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 21st September, 1997
Front Inscription

E. J. (TED) WHITTEN OAM
Braybook F. C. (1948 - 1950)
Footscray F.C. (1951 - 1970)
Played 321 league games
Captain 14 years Footscray F.C.
Coach 13 years Footscray F.C.

Unveiled By :
The Hon. Tom Reynolds MP,
Minister for Sport
21st September 1997

Source: MA
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