Jack Barker (Australian rules footballer)

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Jack Barker
Personal information
Date of birth 23 December 1917
Date of death 29 October 1989(1989-10-29) (aged 71)
Original team(s) Woodend
Height 185 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 98 kg (216 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1937–1945 Hawthorn 113 (21)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1945.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Jack Barker (23 December 1917 – 29 October 1989)[1] was an Australian rules footballer who played for Hawthorn in the VFL. Barker was a centre half back and won Hawthorn's 'Best and Fairest' award in 1942. Off the field he worked as a fireman and once played a game despite suffering smoke inhalation the previous night.[1]


  1. ^ "Jack Barker - Player Bio". Australian Football. Retrieved 28 December 2014. 

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