Jack Baggott

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
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(s) Northcote/Dimboola
Height 182 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 75.5 kg (166 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1927–1935 Richmond 128 (140)
1936–1937 Essendon 019 00(0)
Total 147 (140)
Coaching career
Years Club Games (W–L–D)
1936–1937 Essendon 60 (22–38–0)
1940 South Melbourne 18 0(7–11–0)
Total 78 (29–49–0)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1937.
Career highlights
  • Richmond premiership player: 1932, 1934
  • Richmond leading goalkicker: 1927, 1928
  • Interstate games: 4
  • Essendon captain-coach: 1936–1937
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

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.