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The toast of every London pub last week was a skinny, buck-toothed 22-year-old lad from Pudsey named Leonard Hutton. With a cricket bat Pudsey's boy had tickled sporting Britain into a grin that stretched from Land's End to John o' Groat's.

What Batsman Hutton had done, no Britisher had ever done before: in the fifth and last Test match with Australia he had scored 364 runs in one innings—and this at a time when English cricket seemed deader than "The Ashes" for which they were playing.—* The new record for the Anglo-Australian series was...

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