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September15

A Little More On Irving Rosenwater

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In this post Martin revisits the life of one of his favourite cricket people, this time armed with some material that has not previously seen the light of day

August18

Bayly’s Cricketers’ Almanack?

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In 1864 two cricket annuals began. The modest potboiler of the two is still with us 155 years on. This post looks at the competition, a weighty work of reference that fell by the wayside after just a single edition

July28

JW McKenzie: Cricket’s Bookman

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There are two JWs whose activities lie close to the hearts of all cricketing bibliophiles – the first of them is now up to his 156th edition, but in purely numerical terms is still some way behind the second, who has just completed his double century