Jim Adamson

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Jim Adamson
Personal information
Date of birth 1 August 1905
Height/Weight 178 cm / 87 kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1929-1941 North Melbourne 180 (13)
Coaching career
Years Club Games (W–L–D)
1940 North Melbourne 11 (2-9-0)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 1941 season.

Jim Adamson (born 1 August 1905, date of death unknown) was an Australian rules footballer who played with North Melbourne in the VFL for over a decade.

Adamson made his debut for North Melbourne in 1929 and became a regular in the side throughout the 1930s. He was club captain in both the 1937 and 1940 seasons, the latter as caretaker coach. In 1940 he also won North's Syd Barker Medal, and in doing so at the age of 35 became the second oldest best and fairest winner for any club in the league's history. The only player older was 36 year old Cyril Gambetta for St Kilda.[1]


  1. ^ Geoff McClure (October 16, 2007). "Case of how's that, Blues!". The Age. 

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