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150 Heroes of Melbourne: MFC


Australian football kicked off 150 years ago with many of the players who went on to make and shape the game we know and love today. This book celebrates the Melbourne heroes of every era of that proud history - from the foundation days of Australian football in the 1850s, when Henry Harrison and Tom Wills kicked off the game; to the first premiership, which starred the likes of Fred McGinis and Jack Purse; through to the exciting contemporary game starring giants such as Robert Flower, Garry Lyon, David Neitz, David Schwarz and Jim Stynes. Heroes have come in many forms. There was Bob Corbett, who inspired the team to a win in the 1926 preliminary final against Essendon by coming onto the field in the dying read more

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ISBN:

9781740666152

Format:

Hardback

Dimensions:

28cm x 21cm

RRP:

$59.99

Category:

Sport

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 June 2008

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Garry Hutchinson