Bill McCabe (Australian sportsman)
William ‘Bill’ McCabe was born in August of 1935. He played with North Melbourne in the Victorian Football League. He was also the Goalkeeper for the Australian water polo team in the 1956 summer Olympics. He was the youngest member of the team, at the age of only 21. “Bill” McCabe played against the Soviet Union, Great Britain and Singapore in the 1956 Melbourne Olympics.
The following year of the Melbourne Olympics William “Bill” McCabe made his debut with the North Melbourne in the Victorian Football League. He made a total of four appearances in his debut season. His father that was also named Bill played for the North Melbourne club and he played 42 games. In North Melbourne’s 1958 season, the club had a great season and finished third over all, But William “Bill” McCabe was only able to put togather two games that season.