Jack Green (footballer, born 1905)
|Full name||John Joseph Patrick Green|
|Date of birth||29 September 1905|
|Place of birth||Brunswick, Victoria|
|Date of death||24 May 1960(aged 54)|
|Place of death||South Melbourne, Victoria|
|Original team(s)||University Blacks (VAFA)|
|Height||182 cm (6 ft 0 in)|
|Weight||77 kg (170 lb)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1936.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
The older brother of Carlton footballer, Bob Green, Green started his VFL career with Carlton and was used as a key position player. During this time he earned selection for the Victorian interstate side.
In his first season at Hawthorn he kicked a club record 80 goals. It remained a record until 1968 when it was bettered by Peter Hudson. He again topped Hawthorn's goal-kicking the following season with 63 goals.
- Metropolitan Amateurs, The Age, (Monday, 13 September 1926), p.9.
- Football: Metropolitan Amateurs, The Argus, (Friday, 14 September 1928), p.18; Two Champions, The (Melbourne) Herald, (Friday, 13 September 1929), p.17.
- Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 9781920910785.
- Lovett, Michael (2004). AFL 2004 - The Official Statistical History Of The AFL. AFL Publishing. ISBN 0-9580300-5-7.
- Jack Green's playing statistics from AFL Tables
- Jack Green at Blueseum
- Jack Green, Boyles Football Photos.
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