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Harry Beitzel RIP
« on: August 14, 2017, 11:24:13 PM »
HARRY Beitzel, for so many years one of the biggest names in football, but also one of its most progressive thinkers, has passed away.

He was 90.

Beitzel umpired 182 VFL games between 1948 and 1960, including the 1955 Grand Final.

But his true calling was the media, and after hanging up his whistle he joined 3KZ in 1961, and for the next 30 years he was as big a media voice as there was in the game, figuratively and literally.