Thomas Simpson (footballer)

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Tom Simpson
Personal information
Full name Thomas James Simpson
Date of birth(1933-04-06)6 April 1933
Date of death 29 February 2016(2016-02-29) (aged 82)
Place of death Ballarat, Victoria [1]
Original team(s) East Ballarat
Height 174 cm (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 73.5 kg (162 lb)
Playing career1
YearsClubGames (Goals)
1956–1963 Richmond 126 (6)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1963.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Thomas James Simpson (6 April 1933 – 29 February 2016 [2] ) was an Australian rules football player who played in the VFL between 1956 and 1963 for the Richmond Football Club.

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References

  1. "Tribute:Thomas James Simpson". Herald Sun.
  2. AFL Record Season Guide. Slattery Media Group. 2017. p. 1166.