Career: 1900 - 1903
Debut: Round 1, 1900 v Geelong, aged 23 years, 93 days
Carlton Player No. 90
Last game: Semi Final, 1903 v Collingwood, aged 26 years, 216 days
DOB: 01 February, 1877
Leading Goalkicker: 1900, 1901, 1903
Joe Sullivan was born in Collingwood, and played 54 games commencing in Season 1900.
He also kicked 63 goals, and won the top goalkicker spot at Carlton for 3 of his years in the Seniors. Indeed, Sullivan was one of our early stars. Sullivan was Captain of the Blues in 1902.
Sullivan played at various clubs before coming to Carlton, they included; Rutherglen, Port Melbourne, Collingwood VFA and Collingwood Imperials.
In 1904 Joe Sullivan was playing in Western Australia for Boulder City in the Goldfields League.
(Trove; Sun, Kalgoorlie September 11 p3)