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Round 15, 1939         Carlton defeated Footscray by 88 points at Princes Park. Ken Baxter and Paul Schmidt kicked 8 goals each.

Round 15, 1939

Carlton 3.4 22 7.8 50 15.12 102 24.15 159
Footscray 2.6 18 4.11 35 7.17 59 9.17 71
Venue: Princes Park
Date: Saturday 5 August 1939
Result: Win by 88 points
Crowd: 12,000
Goalkickers: P.Schmidt 9.4*, K.Baxter 8.3, M.Crisp 4.1*, H.Hollingshead 1.0, J.Wrout 1.1, B.Green 1.1, J. Hale 0.1, R.Cooper 0.1, B.Diggins 0.1, rushed 0.2
Reports:
Umpire: Coward
Injuries:
Best: P.Schmidt, K.Baxter, M.Crisp, F.Gill, J.Francis, J.Park, J.Carney, K.Rae, R. Cooper, F.Anderson, H.Hollingshead, J.Wrout.


Game Review

Ken Baxter, Paul Schmidt and 'Mickey' Crisp kicked 21 goals between them as the Blues smashed the Bulldogs at Princes Park. The win boosted Carlton's already-healthy percentage, but still couldn't prise open the door to the top four.

At the end of this round Carlton were in 5th spot on the ladder with a percentage of 120.7.

Footnote

.* The original Blueseum match review said Schmidt and Baxter both kicked 8 goals with Crisp kicking 5.
The Age and The Argus report said Schmidt 9, Baxter 8, Crisp 4

Team


B: 2 Don McIntyre 21 Frank Gill 26 Jim Park
HB: 6 Bob Chitty 10 Jim Francis (vc) 1 Frank Anderson
C: 7 Jack Carney 29 Keith Rae 32 Bob Green
HF: 19 Ron Cooper 28 Jack Wrout 12 Creswell 'Mickey' Crisp
F: 17 Harry Hollingshead 4 Ken Baxter 23 Paul Schmidt
Ruck: 5 Brighton Diggins (cc) 14 Rod McLean 11 Jack Hale
19th Man: 8 Jack Skinner
Coach: Brighton Diggins


Milestones

100 Games: Jack Hale
100 Carlton Games: Jim Francis*
Debut: Keith Rae
.* According to the Sporting Globe August 05 (p6), Jim Francis has only missed one game in his six seasons with Carlton.

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