Sport: Cricketiquette

There are those who say that dark, square-faced Walter Hammond is the greatest all-round cricket player old England ever developed. If Jack Hobbs was the Babe Ruth of cricket, Walter Hammond certainly is the Lou Gehrig. For the past ten years he has scored more than 1,000 runs a season, holds the batting record for Test Matches with 336 runs (not out).* Since 1920 he has been an outstanding professional on the Gloucestershire (county) team. As such he earned about $1,500 a year, entered cricket clubs through the professionals' door, saw his...

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