Australian Football Celebrating the history of the great Australian game


Key Facts

Full name
James Quinn

Known as
Jim Quinn

18 November 1904

3 January 1986 (aged 81)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 20y 277d
Last game: 26y 179d

Height and weight
Height: 187 cm
Weight: 88 kg

Senior clubs

Jumper numbers
Essendon: 31

Jim Quinn

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV

AFL: 3,100th player to appear, 3,522nd most games played, 1,789th most goals kickedEssendon: 371st player to appear, 282nd most games played, 149th most goals kicked

Jim Quinn was a useful follower and forward who improved over time and became a regular senior player. Between 1925 and 1931 he played 65 VFL games and kicked 59 goals for Essendon, who were disappointed to lose him when he moved to Sydney for work-related reasons.

Author - John Devaney


Full Points Publications


* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
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