Jim Ross (Australian footballer)
Ross during his St Kilda career
|Full name||James Allan Ross|
|Date of birth||18 October 1927|
|Date of death||18 September 2015 87)(aged|
|Place of death||Launceston, Tasmania|
|Original team(s)||Ringwood, Victoria|
|Height||183 cm (6 ft 0 in)|
|Weight||79.5 kg (175 lb)|
|1946–1954||St Kilda||139 (171)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1954.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
Ross won three club Best and Fairest awards. He left St Kilda and coached in Tasmania when only 26 years old, winning All-Australian selection in 1958.
He was the fifth Tasmanian inducted into St Kilda's Hall of Fame. During his career at St Kilda he represented Victoria four times.
Ross died at the Launceston General Hospital in Launceston, Tasmania on 18 September 2015.
- "Tribute:Jim Ross". Herald Sun.
- Poulter, Geoff (23 September 2015). "Tasmania's St Kilda legend Jim Ross dies, aged 87". The Mercury. Retrieved 22 September 2015.