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Thread: Getting To Know The Gentle Giant - From Those Who Did Know Him

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    Getting To Know The Gentle Giant - From Those Who Did Know Him

    Getting To Know The Gentle Giant - From Those Who Did Know Him

    RIP: Sir Alexander Victor Bedser (1909-2010)

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    A great piece.
    May be you should publish an article every week for players of bygone era with all those beautiful quotes and paraphrases.

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    Getting To Know The Gentle Giant - A Personal Memory

    In 2007 Martin was fortunate enough to meet Sir Alec Bedser at his home. These are his memories of the day.

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    Thank you so much for taking the time to put together a quite beautiful piece. I enjoyed it enormously.

    Oh, and I enjoyed the Roy Ullyett cartoon too! haven't seen one of his for years.


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    did he face bradman in international matches or just county?

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    Bedser bowled to Bradman in two Ashes series: 1946-47 and 1948, as well as various matches between touring sides and counties/states.

    Great features guys.

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    Both excellent pieces - well done to you both, and thanks. They have made my evening.
    Last edited by zaremba; 13-04-2010 at 02:06 PM.

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    one question SJS, how old are you? I am assuming 70 or 80?

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    on behalf of my colleague.


    Nearer 60, I believe.

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    Both wonderful, as to be expected from such exalted contributors. Great stuff gents.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SaeedAnwar View Post
    one question SJS, how old are you? I am assuming 70 or 80?


    SJS, I believe you got the year of birth wrong at the top of the thread?

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    Pretty amazing stuff SJS, have not had chance to read the other yet.



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