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

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Commemorates Edward "EJ" 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 wnet on to coach the club for 13 years.

He was also known as "Mr Football".


Address:353 Ballarat Road, Braybrook Hotel, Braybrook, 3019
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.779332
Long: 144.848204
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People


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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