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Don Bradman Biography

"i Was Just Enjoying Myself", "a Beacon Of Hope", Chronology, Awards And Accomplishments, "i Don't Laugh Much About It"

1908-2001

Australian cricket player

Sir Donald Bradman was widely regarded as the greatest batsman ever to play the game of cricket. Scoring an average of 99.94 runs in Test matches over the course of his 20-year career from 1928 to 1948,

Don Bradman

Bradman far outshone players who were considered great if they averaged fifty runs. He scored more triple centuries (6) and more double centuries (37) than any other batsman in the history of the game. On average, he scored a century in every three innings he played.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Periodicals

"Don Bradman: Obituary." Times (London, England) (February 26, 2001): 21.

Kindred, Dave. "A Bat, a Ball and a Ruthian Legend." Sporting News (April 23, 2001): 70.

"Sport Mourns for Sir Don: Cricket." Coventry Evening Telegraph (Coventry, England) (February 26, 2001): 43.

Sketch by Kelly Winters

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Famous Sports StarsCricket