Dougie Baird
Dougie Baird
Dougie Baird
● Dougie Baird (GOS)

born in Scotland

Douglas Francis Hogg Baird was born on Tuesday, 26th November, 1935, in Falkirk.

The 5' 8 (10st 6lbs) defender signed for David Meiklejohn's Thistle circa Monday, 29th August, 1955, having most recently been with Armadale Thistle.

Aged 19, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 10th September, 1955, in a 1-1 draw away to Dunfermline Athletic in the SFL First Division.

Dougie scored his only goal for Thistle on Saturday, 2nd November, 1957, in a 3-2 defeat at home to Third Lanark in the SFL First Division.

He played his last game for the club on Wednesday, 31st August, 1960, in a 2-1 win away to Celtic in the League Cup, having clocked up 182 appearances as a Jag.

His club-list included Armadale Thistle, Partick Thistle, Nottingham Forest, Plymouth Argyle, Tavistock and Hamilton Academical.

Dougie died on Saturday, 23rd November, 2002, aged 66.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
21y, 11m, 7d goal.png 02.11.1957 Third Lanark [h] L2-3 (SFL First Division - game 8)

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