John Fisher (footballer, born 1937)

John Fisher (10 October 1937 – 24 January 1998)[1] was an Australian rules footballer who played for Hawthorn in the VFL.

John Fisher
Personal information
Date of birth 10 October 1937
Date of death 24 January 1998(1998-01-24) (aged 60)
Original team(s) Warburton
Height 179 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 73 kg (161 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1957–1965 Hawthorn 94 (9)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1965.
Sources: AFL Tables,

A wingman, Fisher debuted for Hawthorn in 1957 but it took a couple of seasons before he became a regular in the side. He won the Gardiner Medal in 1958 for the best player in the VFL reserves competition.


  1. "John Fisher - Player Bio". Australian Football. Retrieved 7 December 2014.

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