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Key Facts

Full name
Jack McDonald

Known as
Jack McDonald

Born
28 January 1930

Died
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
Total1948-19561131331.1820%11

AFL: 5,765th player to appear, 2,032nd most games played, 753rd most goals kickedSt. Kilda: 911th player to appear, 109th most games played, 35th 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

Sources

Full Points Footy Publications

Footnotes

* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.