Carl Ditterich Australian rules football player

Carl Ditterich (born 10 October 1945) is a former Australian rules footballer in the VFL.Ditterich, known as the "Blonde Bombshell", made a sensational best-on-ground debut for St Kilda against Melbourne in 1963, when he was said to have run around like a gazelle. He became a tough ruckman and often appeared at the VFL Tribunal, missing the 1966 Grand Final through suspension. He transferred to Melbourne under the short-lived 10-year rule, where he became captain-coach for two years.

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Birth dateOctober 10, 1945