Jack Baggott

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Jack Baggott
Personal information
Date of birth 20 July 1906
Place of birth South Africa
Date of death 2 June 1995(1995-06-02) (aged 88)[1]
Original team Northcote/Dimboola
Height/Weight 182 cm / 75.5 kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
Total -
128 (140)
019 00(0)
147 (140)
Coaching career
Years Club Games (W–L–D)
Total -
South Melbourne
60 (22-38-0)
18 0(7-11-0)
78 (29-49-0)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 1937 season.
Career highlights
  • Richmond premiership player: 1932, 1934
  • Richmond leading goalkicker: 1927, 1928
  • Interstate games: 4
  • Essendon captain-coach: 1936–1937

Jack Baggott (20 July 1906 – 2 June 1995) was an Australian rules footballer who played in the Victorian Football League (VFL) between 1927 and 1935 for the Richmond Football Club.

In 1936 he became captain-coach of the Essendon Football Club and was there until part way through the 1937 season. He was senior coach of the South Melbourne Football Club in 1940.

He was born in Pietermaritzburg, Natal of Australian parents.

He was the older brother of Ron Baggott who played for Melbourne.


  • Hogan P: The Tigers Of Old, Richmond FC, Melbourne 1996

External links[edit]

The Victorian Football League’s Interstate team that drew with South Australia, in Adelaide, 13.10 (88) to 11.22 (88) on Saturday, 16 June 1928.
Back Row: Jack Moriarty, Albert "Leeter" Collier, Hugh Dunbar, Gordon "Nuts" Coventry, Bob Johnson, Jack Baggott.
Second Row: Jack Vosti, Charlie Stanbridge, Arthur Stevens, Alex Duncan, Dick Taylor, Ted Baker.
Front Row: Basil McCormack, Arthur Rayson, Alan Geddes (vice-captain), Syd Coventry (captain), Barney Carr, Arthur “Bull” Coghlan, Herbert White.