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By the numbers: Beams' ton

Celebrate Dayne Beams' 100th senior game with a look at a snapshot of his greatest moments. Highlights celebrating Dayne Beams' 100th game on Saturday against West Coast.
A fresh faced Dayne Beams takes in his surroundings during his first training session as a Magpie at Gosch's Paddock in December 2008.

On the eve of his 100th game, looks back on the numbers that make up the career of Dayne Beams.

5,896,423 – People to have watched Beams from the grandstands in his first 99 games.

43,169 – People were in attendance at Beams’ first game against Melbourne at the MCG in round two, 2009.

741 – Disposals Beams won in his All-Australian year of 2012 (the most in the AFL).

565 – Days between Dayne and his younger brother Claye, who plays for Brisbane.

131 – Collingwood games to have elapsed since Beams’ debut in round two, 2009.

93% - The most amount of game time Beams has received in his 99 games (against West Coast in the 2012 Semi-Final).

72 – Percentage of Beams’ 99 games Collingwood has won.

67 – Times Beams has played at the MCG.

65 – Games in which Beams has kicked at least one goal.

57 – Per cent of goals Beams has kicked from his 184 shots at goal in his 99 games.

38 – The most disposals Beams has won in a single game (in a loss to North Melbourne in round 21, 2012).

35 – The number of votes Beams finished ahead of runner-up Scott Pendlebury in the 2012 Copeland Trophy count.

29.20 – Beams’ disposal average in five games against Sydney at Stadium Australia.

29 – The selection Collingwood recruiter Derek Hine used to nab Beams in the 2008 National Draft.

28 – Brownlow votes Beams has received during his first five seasons.

28 – Disposals won by Beams in his comeback to football in the VFL in round 13, 2013, against Box Hill.

23 – Disposals won by Beams across the two Grand Finals in 2010.

23 – Disposals won by Beams in his first VFL match for the club against the Northern Bullants in round six, 2009.

22 – Beams’ age when he won the 2012 Copeland Trophy.

21 – Disposals won by Beams in the week of his Rising Star nomination against Carlton in round 17, 2009.

19 – Brownlow votes received in 2012, a career-high.

17 – Beams’ age when he finished runner-up in the Southport under 18 best-and-fairest.

16 – Weeks of football Beams missed with a quad injury in 2013.

14 – Pre-season games Beams has played in his six seasons.

13 – Goals Beams has kicked against Carlton, his highest tally against any club.

13 – Times Beams took the ball inside 50 against Essendon on ANZAC Day 2010.

12 – The number of the team’s 14 finals Beams has featured in since 2009.

10 – Marks inside 50 Beams has taken against Geelong, his highest tally against any club.

10 – Times Beams has played against Essendon, the most of any club.

9 – Behinds Beams has kicked in his 12 finals. He has kicked only three goals.

9 – Players remaining at the club from Beams’ first game against the Demons on 4 April 2009.

6.4 – Beams’ second quarter disposal average for his career, his highest of any quarter.

6 – Disposals won by Beams against Geelong in the 2009 NAB Cup Grand Final (he was yet to make his senior debut at this stage).

6 – Tackles Beams laid on debut against Melbourne in round two, 2009.

6 – VFL games to Beams’ name since 2009.

4 – The number of round one games Beams has missed in his six years at the club.

4 – Times Beams received best on ground honours from the umpires in 2012.

2 – Handballs were all Beams could muster while injured during the 2011 Preliminary Final against Hawthorn.

2 – Queenslanders (of which Beams was one) to be drafted onto an AFL list in the 2008 National Draft. The other was Melbourne’s Rohan Bail.

2 – The number of times Beams has kicked his career high of four goals (against Geelong in round nine, 2010, against Hawthorn in round 17, 2012 and against Carlton in round six, 2014).

1 – Hitout registered in Beams’ 99 games. It was recorded in just his third match, against Brisbane at the Gabba in round four, 2009.

0 – Goals Beams has kicked at the Gabba. It’s the only ground at which he is yet to score a major.

0 – Grand Final losses Beams has to his name.