Numbers: 47 (1960 Under 19s/Reserves), 25 (1960 Reserves), 40 (1961 and 1962 Reserves)
From: St Patrick's College, Sale
A Polish migrant who had moved to Australia just seven years before, Strachov was cleared to the Demons in 1960 and won the Best First Year Player with the Reserves that year despite also playing Under 19s matches. Played as a defender.
Strachov went on to win the Mornington Peninsula Nepean Football League Best and Fairest in 1963 while captain/coach of Hastings. At Springvale in 1965 and Beaconsfield in 1967.
Age 04/05/1961 says he wasn't fully cleared until May 1961.
Age - 14/04/1960
Age - 29/09/1960
Age - 04/05/1961
Age - 24/04/1965
Age - 09/06/1967
Western Port News - 30/04/2013
Hastings Football Club - MPNFL B&F winners