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Marylebone Cricket Club

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Cricket's ruling body. Founded when the first match was played at Lord's cricket ground at Dorset Fields on 1st June 1787. Most county clubs at this time were exclusive clubs for titled men, 'amateurs', which employed 'professionals' - men of lower classes who were skilled players.

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Marylebone Cricket Club

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Marylebone Cricket Club

Marylebone Cricket Club This plaque was unveiled by Colin Cowdrey, President...

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Second Lord's Cricket Ground - Lisson Grove

MCC The second Lord's Cricket Ground, 1811 - 1813, home of MCC, was located o...

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Marylebone Cricket Club

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Second Lord's Cricket Ground - Lisson Grove

MCC The second Lord's Cricket Ground, 1811 - 1813, home of MCC, was located o...

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Second Lord's Cricket Ground - Park Road

MCC The second Lord's Cricket Ground, 1811 - 1813, home of MCC, was located c...

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W. G. Grace - Lord's

{On the plaque on the gate pier:} To the memory of William Gilbert Grace, the...

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Sir Leonard Hutton

Sir Leonard Hutton

Cricketer. Born Yorkshire. Played as an opening batsman for Yorkshire 1934-55, and for England in 79 Test matches 1937 -55. Set a record in 1938 for the highest individual innings in a Test match, ...

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3 memorials
Gordon Banks

Gordon Banks

Goalkeeper. Born in Sheffield. He played principally for Leicester City and Stoke City. A member of the winning England team in the 1966 World Cup. In the 1970 Queen's Birthday Honours List he was...

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1 memorial
Ze'ev Friedman

Ze'ev Friedman

Weightlifter. Born in either Prokopyevsk, Russia or Poland, he moved to Israel in 1960. He began his career as a gymnast, but switched direction and won a bronze medal at the 1971 Asian Weightlifti...

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1 memorial
James Figg

James Figg

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1 memorial
Joseph Whitaker

Joseph Whitaker

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Person, Journalism / Publishing, Sport / Games

1 memorial