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Key Facts

Full name
Jack McDonald

Known as
Jack McDonald

28 January 1930

7 May 2022 (aged 92)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 18y 80d
Last game: 26y 203d

Height and weight
Height: 180 cm
Weight: 76 kg

Senior clubs
St. Kilda

Jumper numbers
St. Kilda: 30, 29, 2

Jack McDonald

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
St. KildaV/AFL1948-19561131331.1820%11

AFL: 5,765th player to appear, 2,063rd most games played, 763rd most goals kickedSt. Kilda: 911th player to appear, 110th most games played, 37th most goals kicked

Jack McDonald was a useful forward for St Kilda who kicked the ball long and straight and had plenty of pace. He topped the Saints' goal kicking list in 1949 with 33 goals, 1952 (31) and 1955 (24). All told, he booted 133 goals in 113 VFL games between 1948 and 1956.

Author - John Devaney


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