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Richmond great Kevin Bartlett to be honoured with statue at MCG

Sportsday
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Richmond legend Kevin Bartlett will become the 16th sportsperson to be honoured with a statue outside the MCG.

The MCC announced on Wednesday the champion footballer would be immortalised in bronze next year.

He will join the likes of Leigh Matthews and Ron Barassi with statues outside the home of football.

STATUES AT THE MELBOURNE CRICKET GROUND

CRICKET

  • Sir Donald Bradman
  • Keith Miller
  • Bill Ponsford
  • Dennis Lillee
  • Shane Warne
  • Neil Harvey

FOOTBALL

  • Ron Barassi
  • Leigh Matthews
  • Dick Reynolds
  • Haydn Bunton 
  • John Coleman
  • Norm Smith
  • Jim Stynes
  • Kevin Bartlett (in 2017)

ATHLETICS

  • Shirley Strickland
  • Betty Cuthbert
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