Jim Jackson (Australian rules footballer)
|Full name||James Jackson|
|Date of birth||28 April 1890|
|Place of birth||Maidstone, Victoria|
|Date of death||29 August 1976(aged 86)|
|Place of death||Hawthorn, Victoria|
|Original team(s)||St Kilda|
|Debut||Round 2, 1909, St Kilda
v. Collingwood, at Junction Oval
|Height/Weight||174 cm / 73 kg|
116 (23)1 (0)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 1926 season.
The son of Thomas Charles Jackson and Martha Anne Cheetham, Jim Jackson was a wingman and had a long career with 17 years between his first and last season. He started his career at St Kilda in 1909 but after managing just one game crossed to Collingwood the following year. He was unlucky not to play in a premiership team during his time at the Magpies as he was on military service when they won in 1917 and 1919. He finished his career at Hawthorn, firstly in the VFA and then when the club joined the VFL in 1925 when he was appointed their inaugural captain.
In 1932 Jackson returned to Hawthorn as their non-playing coach but the Hawks finished with just three wins and the wooden spoon.
- Gordon, Harry & Michael. One For All: the story of the Hawthorn Football Club. ISBN 978-1-921332-83-8.
- Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2009). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers: every AFL/VFL player since 1897 (8th ed.). Seaford, Victoria: BAS Publishing. ISBN 978-1-921496-00-4.
- "James JACKSON". AIF Project.
- "HAWTHORN'S FINE SHOWING.". The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.: National Library of Australia). 9 May 1921. p. 11.
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