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George Blake         Single gamer

George Blake

George_Blake clr2.jpgCareer: 1905
Debut and only game: Round 7, 1905 v St Kilda, aged 26 years, 286 days
Carlton Player No.: 187
Goals: Nil
Height: ?
Weight: ?
DOB: 4 September, 1878
DOD: 1946



Blake was born in St Kilda, and played a single game for Carlton in Season 1905.

He came from St Kilda College (formerly Caulfield College) and actually started his VFL career with the Saints where he played 7 games in two stints with the Saints (4 games from 1897 to 1898, and 3 games in 1903).

Background Information
Blake passed away in 1946, aged 68.
Full name George Bernard Blake
Date of birth 4 September 1878
Place of birth St Kilda, Victoria
Date of death 6 February 1946 (aged 67)
Place of death Cheltenham, Victoria
Original team St Kilda College


Picture of George as an Athlete: George Bernard Blake (4 September 1878 – 6 February 1946) was an Australian sportsman who competed in the 1906 Intercalated Games and 1908 Summer Olympics as a long distance runner.
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Sporting Globe Sept 09 (p5) 1922


George had three brothers who played for Carlton Tom Blake 1892 - 97 (68 games) (captain 1895 - 96), Michael P. Blake 1893 - 94 (1 game), James J. Blake 1890 - 92 (12 games).

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