HMA12012 - David Parkin Frame and 1961 Book


Number of Bids 19
Reference Number 33257
Starting Date 06-Aug-2012 12:00 AM
Ending Date 20-Aug-2012 9:00 PM
Highest Bid $230.00
User ID Fussy1

Item Description

A one off offer;

A framed photo of David Parkin, the only Hawk to play in a Premiership then coach a Premiership plus the book the Gold’n Brown Jubilee the Story of the ‘61 Hawks

 

The framed photo of David Parkin, Best & Fairest winner 1965 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.

 

David Parkin (1961-74) who was named as an emergency for the 1961 Premiership played 211 games and kicked 21 goals.  An extremely dedicated and courageous footballer he played mainly in the back pocket and led the Hawks as Captain 1969-73 including the Flag in 1971.  Appointed coach in 1977, guided the team to the premiership in 1978, the Club’s 4th.   Later moved to Carlton as coach winning 3 flags, 1981, 1982 and 1995.  Inducted into Hawthorn Hall of Fame in 2005 and a Life Patron of the Hawks Museum.

 

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140 pages in all, the book features many unpublished photos and tells the story game by game of the Hawks exciting battle to make the finals, then play in the Club’s first VFL Grand Final defeating Footscray for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

 

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.