HMA12010 - Ian Law Framed Photo and 1961 Book


Number of Bids 5
Reference Number 32441
Starting Date 09-Jul-2012 9:00 AM
Ending Date 20-Jul-2012 9:00 PM
Highest Bid $80.00
User ID hawks79hawks79

Item Description

A one of offer; A framed photo of 3 times Best & Fairest winner, Ian Law

plus the book the Gold’n Brown Jubilee the Story of the ‘61 Hawks

 

The personally signed framed photo of Ian Law Best will appeal to many a keen collector of Hawks History.  The photo hung in the Past Players Rooms, Dr Ferguson Stand at Glenferrie for many years and is in excellent condition.

 

Ian Law 1960-1968 played 106 games kicking 115 goals recruited from Scotch Collage.  A fast and clever rover he could kick capably with either foot.  He had a magnificent year in 1961 winning the Best & Fairest, running third in the Brownlow and playing a leading role in the Hawks first Premiership.  His outstanding efforts saw him win the Best & Fairest award again in 1963 and 1964.

 

Published by the Hawks Museum the book the Gold’n Brown Jubilee the Story of the 1961 Hawks is signed by the Club Legend, Graham Arthur and fellow teammate Morton Browne who both stared in the Club’s first Premiership.

 

140 pages in all, the book features many unpublished photos and tells the story game by game of the Hawks exciting battle to make the finals, then play in the Club’s first VFL Grand Final defeating Footscray for the Premiership.

 

There is a bio and stats on each of the players who played at least one senior game that year plus the key Club officials.  As a bonus the book comes with a DVD that features interviews with the 17 surviving players, coach John Kennedy Snr and a newsreel film featuring highlights from the Grand Final.