Career: 1924 - 1926
Debut: Round 11, 1924 v Essendon Aged 21 years & 237 days
398th Carlton Player
Last game: Round 17, 1926 v Essendon Aged 23 years and 184 days
Guernsey No.: 17
DOB: March 4, 1903
DOD: October 4, 1985
Wearing guernsey #17, James Stirton 'Jimmy' Robertson played 8 games and kicked 7 goals after first pulling on the boots for the Blues in Season 1924. He was recruited from Carlton District.
Jimmy is one of 6 Robertsons to have played AFL for the Blues.
Robertson would represent the Blues in three consecutive Reserves premierships, including 1926, 1927 and 1928.
In October 1926 Carlton visited Hobart for a match against New Town. The Mercury on Friday 15 October (p12) listed the Carlton team and said;
"Robertson will probably be played in the centre position. He is young and is showing promise of developing into a champion."
Summary of playing statistics for Jimmy Robertson | Robertson's Blueseum Image Gallery