|Venue: Princes Park||Date: Saturday April 22, 1939|
|Result: Win by 54 points||Umpire: Cummins||Crowd: 25,000|
|Goalkickers: M.Price 7.5, K.Baxter 4.3, J.Hale 2.1, J.Wrout 2.6, P.Schmidt 1.3, J.Skinner 1.2, H.Hollingshead 1.1, B.Diggins 1.0, C.McInnes 1.0, C.Crisp 0.1|
|Reports:||Injuries: C.Crisp (groin) replaced by C.McInnes during last quarter|
Game ReviewAfter an even first quarter, Carlton exerted their authority on this match and pulled away to an impressive 54-point win over the Bloods. Rover Mick Price was superb for the Blues, kicking 7 goals. Carlton were second on the ladder after round one, behind St Kilda.
Best: Price, Carney, Diggins, McLean, Park, Baxter, Wrout, McIntyre, Hale, Schmidt. Skinner made a fine debut.
More than 3,200 membership tickets were sold this day. The club hopes the membership total will exceed 8,000 this year.
At the end of this round Carlton were in 2nd spot on the ladder with a percentage of 161.4.
1938 FLAG UNFURLEDMinature replica 1938 flags were on sale at the ground today, but there was one flag that could not be purchased.
Carlton's sixth VFL flag was unfurled prior to the match by the wife of acting Carlton president, Mrs G. W. Westcott.
Carlton president K. G. Luke and wife are overseas.
OLD TIMERSSaturday's Age reported that former Carlton players from the club's VFA days, Jack Baker, William H. Crapp, Alex "Dookie" McKenzie, Frank Johnson, John 'Jack' Melville, Robert Heatley, and former player/trainer Henry J. "Bonner" McKay will attend this game.
MilestonesDebut: Jack Skinner
Score Records: This is Carlton's fourth highest 3rd quarter score in the VFL / AFL
|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||12 Creswell 'Mickey' Crisp||32 Bob Green|
|HF:||8 Jack Skinner||28 Jack Wrout||23 Paul Schmidt|
|F:||14 Rod McLean||4 Ken Baxter||30 Mick Price|
|Ruck:||5 Brighton Diggins (cc)||17 Harry Hollingshead||11 Jack Hale|
|19th Man:||31 Charlie McInnes|
Frank Anderson tackles, Frank Gill in background. Image: Trove; Argus April 24
Jack Wrout 28, Ken Baxter 4
Image: Trove, Argus April 24
Jim Park, Trove; Sporting Globe April 26
1939 | Round 2