Full Name: SAM JAMISON
Date of Birth: 13/11/1905
Height: 180 cm ( 5-11 )
Weight: 73 kg ( 11-7 )
Debut: 11/09/1926, Round 18, Footscray
Last Game: 25/05/1929, Round 5, Hawthorn
Total Games: 5
Total Goals: 0
Total Games: 58
Total Goals: 10
Honours: Premiership 1929, VFL Reserves Competition Best & Fairest .
Sam played in the back-pocket and centre. Originally recruited from local Richmond club Balmain, he was the most decorated player in the history of the Richmond Reserve Grade team. He won two club Reserves Best & Fairest as well as the 1927 “ Gardiner Medal “for Best & Fairest in the VFL Reserves Competition becoming the first Richmond player to achieve this honour. He was also a member of the 1927 Senior Grand Final team. He had just established himself in the senior team when he was injured in Round 1 of 1928and as a result missed the entire season. He was a member of the Richmond Reserves ‘ first Premiership side in 1929.
He left Richmond in 1930 and spent four seasons with Sandringham , where he immediately made an impact in VFA Football, winning consecutive
Best & Fairests with Sandringham in his first two seasons with that club. He also played Senior XI District Cricket with Richmond in 1927-28. Sam is one of Richmond’s oldest living past players and now lives in Wonga Park.
Richmond Ramblers 1922 ; Balmain 1923-24.
Sandringham 1930-33, Games 70, Goals 16 ( Best & Fairest 1930-31 ).