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Original team(s)  Paddington
Years  Club
Name  Chris Laird
Height/Weight  180 cm / 73 kg
1918–1922  South Melbourne
Date of birth  (1893-05-20)20 May 1893
Date of death  14 December 1968(1968-12-14) (aged 75)

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Chris Laird(20 May 1893 – 14 December 1968) was an Australian rules footballer who played for South Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Laird spent five seasons with South Melbourne and is best known for his performance in the 1918 VFL Grand Final. Playing in the forward pocket, Laird kicked three goals in the match including the match winner in the final minute when he soccered the ball through for a goal. Earlier in the season, Laird kicked three goals in the last five minutes of the match to help South Melbourne defeat Carlton Football Club.

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