|Full name||Joe Hickey|
|Date of birth||7 March 1929|
|Height||188 cm (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||87 kg (192 lb)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1953.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
Hickey was a key forward, recruited to Fitzroy from Shepparton. He made 13 appearances for Fitzroy in 1952, including their preliminary final loss to Collingwood. In 1953 he was Fitzroy's leading goal-kicker with 40 goals. This included an eight goal haul against North Melbourne at Brunswick Street Oval.