One of the greatest players to have ever worn the Sturt guernsey Fitzgerald was simply outstanding and extremely versatile and he was without a doubt the number one player at Sturt in the 1950’s.
He was an inaugural member of the All Australian team in 1953 and winner of the Club’s best and fairest three times. He represented South Australia twenty times.
In 1996 Len Fitzgerald was inducted into the AFL Hall of Fame as an inaugural member in recognition of his outstanding career. In 1952 Fitzgerald won his first of Magarey Medal. He went on to win the award again 1954 and 1959. He is Sturt’s only triple Magarey Medallist.
He played 125 games and kicked 201 goals during his time with Sturt.