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Memory Lane: Premiership maker Leon Baker

A former Swan Districts and Essendon player was involved with back-to-back Premierships with the Swans then back-to-back Premierships with Essendon.

Premiership maker Leon Baker took a trip down memory lane with Brad Hardie and Kim Hagdorn on 6PR.

Baker spoke about traveling to WA in a Combi Van and ending up playing for South Bunbury before finding his way to Swan Districts and his first meeting with the great Kevin Sheedy.

But he said he related to John Todd the most, and he had simple advice
“Three things: keep you’re eye on the ball… don’t panic… and get out and express yourself, people have paid money to come out and watch you, go out and show them what you’ve got.” Baker reminisced.
“Kevin the plumber, certainly a different approach,” he added.

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