Jack Howell (footballer)

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Jack Howell
Personal information
Date of birth 31 August 1924
Date of death 12 June 1994(1994-06-12) (aged 69)
Original team(s) Chelsea
Debut 16 May 1942, Carlton
vs. South Melbourne, at Princes Park
Height 192 cm (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 91 kg (201 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1942–1954 Carlton 137 (246)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1954.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Jack E. "Chooka" Howell (31 August 1924 – 12 June 1994), nicknamed "Chooka" (as was his father) from his distinctive gait, was an Australian rules footballer in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Three generations of grand final players[edit]

He has the distinction of being a member of the only three-generation set of participants in a VFL/AFL Grand Final.

His father Jack P. "Chooka" Howell played for South Melbourne, against Collingwood, in the 1918 Grand Final.

This Jack "Chooka" Howell played for Carlton, against Essendon, in the 1947 Grand Final.

His son, Scott Howell played for Carlton, against Collingwood, in the 1981 Grand Final.

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