|Date of birth||12 June 1935|
|Date of death||11 August 2019 84)(aged|
vs. North Melbourne, at Melbourne Cricket Ground
|Height||168 cm (5 ft 6 in)|
|Weight||76 kg (168 lb)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1964.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
His prime positions were in the forward pocket, where he was a regular, damaging goal-kicker, and as a rover and a wing-man, where he was able to use his great pace to advantage in the open spaces of the MCG. He was one of the fortunate few Melbourne players to be part of all six premierships the club gained during its ten 'golden years' from 1955 to 1964.
Adams was a national champion professional sprinter. Adams won the 1957, 75 yards/130 yards Gift double at Cobram then a week later won the Lilydale Gift (130 yds) before running second in the 1957 Bendigo Thousand (130 yds).
- Lilydale Gift – The Age 4 March 1957
- "1958 - Canberra Gift". Trove Newspapers. The Canberra Times Newspaper.
- Professional Athletics in Australia, Percy Mason, Rigby publishers (1985) page 113.
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- Mason, Percy (1985). Professional Athletics in Australia. Adelaide: Rigby Publishers, p 113. ISBN 0-7270-2040-4
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Frank 'Bluey' Adams.|
- Bluey Adams's playing statistics from AFL Tables
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