|Date of birth||31 January 1942|
|Height||183 cm (6 ft 0 in)|
|Weight||83 kg (183 lb)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1969.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
Anderson made his VFL debut with Melbourne in 1963 and would form an important part of their defence throughout the rest of the decade. He was a half back flanker in Melbourne's 1964 premiership side and by the time he retired in 1969 had amassed 75 league games.