Full Name: FRED COOK
Date of Birth: 04/12/1922
Height: 180 cm ( 5-11 )
Weight: 77 kg ( 12-2 )
Debut: 06/05/1944, Round 1, Melbourne
Last Game: 23/07/1949, Round 14, North Melbourne
Total Games: 81
Total Goals: 12
Total Games: 28
Total Goals: 0
Fred played on the half-back-flank. He was the identical twin brother of Keith Cook, who also made his senior debut on the same day, Round 1 of 1944 against Melbourne. Fred was a member of the 1944 Grand Final side. Recruited from Croydon, he later coached with some success in the Eastern District League. Fred served in the R.A.A.F for five years during the Second World War. He died during the 1980’s.
East Ringwood Captain/Coach 1950-55 ( Honours - Premiership 1954-55, Best & Fairest 1952, Coach U/15 ) ; Heathmont Captain/Coach 1957/58 ; Lilydale Captain/Coach Two Years ( Honours - Premiership One, Best & Fairest One ).