Tom Ballantyne
Tom Ballantyne
Tom Ballantyne
● Tom Ballantyne, 1910 (HA)

born in Scotland

Thomas Sneddon Ballantyne was born on Friday, 11th February, 1887, in Armadale, West Lothian.

The forward signed for George Easton's Thistle on Monday, 16th December, 1907, having most recently been with Bellshill Athletic.

Aged 20, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 21st December, 1907, in a 3-1 win at home to Clyde in the SFL First Division.

That day, Tom became a member of our scoring debutant's club.

He scored the last of his 10 goals on Saturday, 8th January, 1910, in a 3-0 win at home to Kilmarnock in the SFL First Division.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 9th April, 1910, in a 3-1 defeat away to Hibernian in the SFL First Division, having appeared as a Jag on 80 occasions.

His club-list included Bellshill Athletic, Partick Thistle, Armadale and Dunfermline Athletic.

Tom died on Friday, 16th July, 1965, in Armadale, West Lothian, aged 78.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
20y, 10m, 10d goal.png 21.12.1907 Clyde [h] W3-1 (SFL First Division - game 17)
20y, 11m, 0d goal.png 11.01.1908 Kilmarnock [a] W1-0 (SFL First Division - game 21)
21y, 0m, 18d goal.png 29.02.1908 Motherwell [a] W4-3 (SFL First Division - game 24)
21y, 7m, 1d goal.pnggoal.png 12.09.1908 Third Lanark [h] D2-2 (Glasgow Cup 1st Round)
21y, 9m, 10d goal.pnggoal.png 21.11.1908 Morton [h] W5-1 (SFL First Division - game 14)
22y, 0m, 2d goal.png 13.02.1909 Third Lanark [a] L1-7 (SFL First Division - game 23)
22y, 0m, 9d goal.png 20.02.1909 Motherwell [a] D3-3 (SFL First Division - game 24)
22y, 10m, 28d goal.png 08.01.1910 Kilmarnock [h] W3-0 (SFL First Division - game 20)

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