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Haydn Bunton

Haydn Bunton Snr was the player chosen by the Fitzroy Football Club to be its representative on the inside of the Fitzroy Stamp Booklet.

He played 119 games for Fitzroy between 1931 and 1937 and again in 1942. He kicked 209 goals and won five club Best and Fairest. He won three Brownlow Medals in 1931 and 1932 and again in 1935.

He represented both Victoria and Western Australia and won three Sandover Medals for Best and Fairest in the west.

He was critically injured in a car accident in 1955.

Bunton was named in the Forward Pocket in the Team of the Century named during the Centenary Season. 

On 27th September 2004 Australia Post issued a Souvenir Stamp Sheet to commemorate the Eagles first Brownlow Medal. First Class Collectables also released covers to celebrate Triple Brownlow Medalists Haydn Bunton.