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Key Facts

Full name
James Fitzpatrick

Known as
Jim Fitzpatrick

21 July 1886

9 September 1960 (aged 74)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 20y 343d
Last game: 27y 40d

Senior clubs
Melbourne; Richmond

Jumper numbers
Melbourne: 4, 12
Richmond: 12

Recruited from
Hawthorn (1907); Melbourne (1913)

Jim Fitzpatrick

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV

AFL: 1,301st player to appear, 2,751st most games played, 2,452nd most goals kickedMelbourne: 187th player to appear, 213th most games played, 191st most goals kickedRichmond: 120th player to appear, 761st most games played, 913th most goals kicked

Jim Fitzpatrick commenced his senior career with Hawthorn prior to that club's involvement in the VFA, but really came into his own after moving to VFL club Melbourne in 1907. Playing initially as a defender, and later in the pivot, he amassed 81 games for the Fuchsias in six and a half seasons before moving to Richmond in 1913 where he added a final seven games to his VFL tally.

Author - John Devaney


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