Fred Blackham was the shortest serving of the original twenty, playing the next week before dropping out of football for good. The longest serving was Jack Leith who retired in 1912 and still remains the second oldest player to have ever played VFL/AFL football.
|Herbert Fry||1898||6||Suffered a career ending injury in Round 1, 1898|
|Charlie Goding||1897||4||Moved to South Melbourne in 1899|
|Bill McCulloch||1900||13||Cleared to Collingwood in 1901|
|Bert Watson||1897||11||Later became Australian Chess champion|