Cricketer Jack Hobbs lived here


Cricketer Jack Hobbs lived here

Legendary Surrey & England cricketer Jack Hobbs lived here.

Location: 17 Englewood Road, Clapham

Description: Legendary England cricketer Sir Jack Hobbs (1882-1963) lived here.

As an opening batsman he scored more first-class runs (61,237 per Wisden, 61,760 per Cricinfo) and more first-class centuries (197 per Wisden, 199 per Cricinfo) than any other cricketer. These records probably wont be beaten since modern cricketers now play fewer first class matches.

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Cricketer Jack Hobbs lived here

Legendary Surrey & England cricketer Jack Hobbs lived here.

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Jack Hobbs certainly owned some sports shops , one was in Sidney Street Cambridge, he was born in Rivar Place Cambridge next door to my parents first home, I knew him and some of his family members. (Don Halls)
Posted by Don Halls on 2009-10-07
I have a question please did Sir Jack Hobbs Ever own or have any involvement with a sports shop sharing the same name? (mike)
Posted by mike on 2009-05-16

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