Gerovich was a key position forward, best known for high flying marks and his prolific goalkicking. One famous mark, which he took in the 1956 WANFL preliminary final over East Fremantle"s Ray French is commemorated in a statue at Fremantle Oval by local sculptor Robert Hitchcock. The statue was based on a photograph of the mark, taken by The West Australian photographer Maurie Hammond and published on Wednesday, 10 October 1956.
The mark is also depicted in Jamie Cooper"s painting the Game That Made Australia, commissioned by the American Federation of Labor-Congress in 2008 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the sport.
On three occasions he was the WAFL"s top goalkicker, in 1956 with 74 goals, in 1960 with 101 goals and 1961 with 74 goals again. He also topped South Fremantle"s goal-kicking eight times.
When he retired after the 1969 season he had kicked a total of 721 goals for South Fremantle. State football Over the course of his career, he regularly represented Western Australia at interstate football and kicked 56 goals from his 18 representative games.