Inducted : 1996
Percy will go down in history as one of Victoria's finest all-round sportsmen. The only sportsman to play over 200 games at top level cricket and football. He also was selected to represent Victoria in both sports.
Played with Melbourne from 1931 to 1944.
Played in the great Melbourne premiership sides of 1939, 1940, 1941.
Captained Victorian State team.
Selected in State sides 1932-34, 35, 37,38.
Captain and Coach of Melbourne 1942 - 44.
Played 213 games kicked 323 goals.
One of the best rovers of his era.
Played with Melbourne Cricket Club 1932-46
Captained Melbourne C.C. 1940.
Runs compiled 7072.
In 1942, in 4 games, he made 411 runs without being dismissed.
Played for Victoria in 18 matches and 27 Innings with 4 not outs.
His highest score was 226 not out.
He compiled 1186 runs at an average of 51.5.
Note: He was also Chief Sporting Editor of the Age from 1946 until 1971.