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Key Facts

Full name
Frank Harris

Known as
Frank Harris

Born
1 June 1883

Died
26 June 1961 (aged 78)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 20y 47d
Last game: 29y 21d

Senior clubs
St. Kilda; Melbourne

Jumper numbers
Melbourne: 8

Recruited from
St. Kilda (1907)

Frank Harris

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
St. KildaV/AFL1903-19052550.2032%0
MelbourneV/AFL1907-19126130.0543%0
V/AFL1903-1905, 1907-19128680.0940%0
Total1903-1905, 1907-19128680.0940%0

AFL: 883rd player to appear, 2,757th most games played, 5,250th most goals kickedSt. Kilda: 188th player to appear, 516th most games played, 578th most goals kickedMelbourne: 179th player to appear, 273rd most games played, 655th most goals kicked

Frank Harris was a solid defender during the pre-World War One period with three clubs of league standard. He played 25 games with St Kilda from 1903 to 1905 before taking a one year break from top level football. The 1907 season saw him back in action, this time with Melbourne, and he added a further 61 games to his tally over the ensuing six years with the under-achieving Fuchsias. In 1913 he crossed to Essendon Association, but unfortunately for Harris his arrival coincided with a decline in the club's fortunes and he ended his career without a senior premiership to his name.

Author - John Devaney

Sources

Full Points Footy Publications

Footnotes

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