About Kevin Bartlett (Australian rules footballer)
Kevin Charles Bartlett AM (born 6 March 1947) is a former Australian rules footballer and coach who played in the Victorian Football League between 1965 and 1983 for the Richmond Football Club.
He has played the third highest number of games in VFL/AFL history.
He won five premierships with Richmond, and won their best and fairest medal five times.
In 2008, he was listed by journalist Mike Sheahan as the ninth greatest player of all time in the AFL-commissioned book, The Australian Game of Football.Following his retirement as a player, Bartlett developed a successful career as a sports commentator and broadcaster on both television and radio.
He was a member of the AFL's rules committee for many years until he retired on 4 March 2014.
as well as the selection panel for the All-Australian Team and AFL Rising Star awards.
On 1 September 1987 he was appointed coach of Richmond, but his sacking after four unsuccessful seasons led to Bartlett not returning to the club for the following 16 years.