Historical information

Worn by James Hird during the 1996 AFL season


This item is significant because 1996 was the year that Essendon champion, James Hird, won the Brownlow Medal.

Physical description

Black leather left football boot, white stripes and blue feature panels on sides; base has a Reebok label and is moulded and has 12 stops of various sizes inserted; black bootlace is threaded through the holes on top of boot.

Inscriptions & markings

"5" has been written in ink on back and sides