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Key Facts

Full name
Max Crow

Known as
Max Crow

7 January 1956 (age 67)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 18y 131d
Last game: 30y 228d

Height and weight
Height: 194 cm
Weight: 89 kg

Senior clubs
Essendon; St. Kilda; Footscray

Jumper numbers
Essendon: 43, 31
St. Kilda: 9
Footscray: 6

Recruited from
Essendon (1983); St. Kilda (1986)

Family links
Justin Crow (Son)

Max Crow

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
EssendonV/AFL1974, 1976-19821361391.0246%
St. KildaV/AFL1983-198540531.3323%
V/AFL1974, 1976-19861882101.1242%
Total1974, 1976-19861882101.1242%

AFL: 8,664th player to appear, 773rd most games played, 375th most goals kickedEssendon: 816th player to appear, 97th most games played, 50th most goals kickedSt. Kilda: 1,273rd player to appear, 380th most games played, 123rd most goals kickedFootscray: 761st player to appear, 620th most games played, 294th most goals kicked

Originally from Underbool, Max Crow was a long kicking, strong marking key position forwardor ruckman who enjoyed a fine, 12-season VFL career with three clubs. In 1974 and from 1976 to 1982 he played 136 games and kicked 139 goals for Essendon, topping the Bombers' goal kicking list in 1977 with 38 goals. He transferred to St Kilda in 1983 and promptly won the club's best and fairest award. His three-season stint with the Saints yielded 40 games and 53 goals. Crow finished his league career at Footscray, where he played a dozen games and booted 18 goals.

Author - John Devaney


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