Youngest AFL Player - Keith Bromage

Date of Record: 1953

When he made his league debut with Collingwood in 1953 aged just fifteen years and two hundred and ninety-seven days Keith Bromage became the youngest VFL footballer ever. Unfortunately he wasn't able to keep the exciting momentum building and managed just 28 games and 29 goals in four seasons with the Magpies. In 1958 he commenced another stint in league football, this time with Fitzroy, he had improved but his football career didn't live up to expectations. Keith had four seasons with Fitzroy during which he played 41 games and kicked 48 goals.