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Jim Baxter

Jim Baxter

Clubs played for: Raith Rovers, Rangers, Sunderland, Nottingham Forest, Rangers(1957-1970).

Born: 1939

Birthplace: Hill of Beath, Scotland

Position: Left Midfielder

Biography: Played for Scotland at Under 23 level and 43 times for the full national team. Started his career at Raith Rovers, then Rangers. Moved south to Sunderland in 1965 for £85,000 and then on to Nottingham Forest in 1967 before finishing his career back at Rangers. Retired in 1970 and became a publican in his native Glasgow. He died on 14th April 2001 at the age of 61. (Completed the double and treble with Rangers in successive years 1963 and 1964)

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Baxter, Jim Came to Wolseley Street School Glasgow in 1970 to present our football team with the cup we had just one. An absolute icon and a gentleman idolised by Ferenc Puskas, Alfredo Di Stefanie and me!
14-02-22 Henry

Baxter, Jim Come on without, come on within, you'll not see nothing like the mighty Jim!
05-01-19 Steve Unwin

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