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  1. Dear all, I was clearing up some old computer disks today in search of a work document and came across this gem that I found years ago. It is a digital version of the Souvenir Football Record for September 19. 1964 - Grand Final Day - Melbourne v Collingwood. It sold for the princely sum of 1 shilling. Among other information provided, we learned that: The new stadium to be built at Waverley would "Cater for all" and be the largest sporting arena in the English-speaking world. It was the product of "Scientific consideration". Ross Faulkner "Native Brand Footballs". 3DB with Ron Casey and Lou Richards - uninterrupted descriptions of the 1964 night football matches. Melbourne U19 list against Collingwood "Philip Morris Presents Your Side of the Fence" with a picture of a guy smoking. Gordon Collis wins Brownlow. Harry Beitzel's column. The full Melbourne Senior list for the game, then positions and later all their statistics. The tall players would be relatively modest height these days. The week's big TV events - Team Preview (Thursday), Kevin Dennis Sports Parade (Friday), Football Reply (Saturday at 6), Football Inquest (Saturday at 7), World of Sport (Sunday at noon), Football Replay (Sunday at 2). Ice Skating an St. Moritz. Melbourne won 14 lost 4 that season with a percentage of 138.1. Fitzroy didn't win a game. John Peck (Hawthorn) 68 was the leading goalkicker. Huge full page ad for Rothmans King Size - eek! Plus much more. The PDF scan is too large to upload but I have put it up on one of my servers. You can download it here - http://bilbo4.economicoutlook.net/bill/Football/1964_Grand_Final.pdf I was very young but I still have memories of that day at the MCG. best wishes bill
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