George Margitich

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George Margitich
George Margitich 1934.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth 18 November 1908
Place of birth Adelaide, South Australia
Date of death 17 January 1958(1958-01-17) (aged 49)
Original team(s) South Adelaide (SANFL)
Height 184 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 81 kg (179 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1930–1934 Melbourne 75 (267)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1934.
Sources: AFL Tables,

George Margitich (18 November 1908 – 17 January 1958) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL) during the 1930s.[1]

Originally from South Australian National Football League (SANFL) club South Adelaide, Margitich debuted for Melbourne in 1930 and kicked 73 goals, a then club record for most goals in a season. He topped their goalkicking again in 1931 and 1932 and managed 10 goals in a game three times in his career. The most he kicked was 12 against North Melbourne in 1931.


  1. ^ Boulton, Martin (28 January 2008). "Sporting Life". The Age. Retrieved 11 January 2011. 

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