Playing Career: 1944
Debut and only game: Round 1, 1944 vs South Melbourne, aged 22 years, 314 days
Carlton Player No.: 587
Guernsey No. 12
Height: 183 cm
Weight: 85 kgs
DOB: June 27, 1922
Listed at 183cm in height, McDonald played a single game for Carlton in 1944 wearing the #12. McDonald was recruited from Nagambie.
McDonald wore Guernsey No. 27 during the 1943 season whilst playing with the Blues reserves team.
The Argus 23 January 1947;
"Harold McDonald, a young Nagambie all-rounder, who played League football for Carlton three years ago scored a fine treble in the City vs Country Colts match which ended yesterday."
For Country Colts "McDonald captured the last three wickets to complete a hat-trick", he also topped scored in both innings making 31 and 41.