Stan Malin

Stanley 'Stan' Malin was an Australian rules footballer who played with Port Adelaide in the SANFL.

Stan Malin
Personal information
Full name Stanley Arthur Malin
Nickname(s) Sailor
Date of birth (1878-12-02)2 December 1878
Date of death 4 December 1903(1903-12-04) (aged 25)
Original team(s) Semaphore Wanderers FC
Position(s) Centre Half Forward
Playing career
Years Club Games (Goals)
1898–1899 Port Adelaide 26
Career highlights
Source: AustralianFootball.com

Malin usually played across the half forward line or in the centre and played for Port Adelaide in 1898 and 1899. He won the Magarey Medal in 1899,[1] making him the first Port Adelaide player to ever win the award.

In 1900 he left the club and moved to Sydney in order to study medicine. At the age of 25 he died after a brief illness in 1903.[2]

References

  1. "South Australian Football Association". The Express and Telegraph. XXXVII, (10, 939). South Australia. 3 April 1900. p. 4. Retrieved 27 January 2017 via National Library of Australia.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  2. "Personalities". Quiz. XV, (741). South Australia. 18 December 1903. p. 13. Retrieved 27 January 2017 via National Library of Australia.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)


This article is issued from Wikipedia. The text is licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution - Sharealike. Additional terms may apply for the media files.