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Blue Plaque – Jack Hobbs

By M Blance

Sir John Berry (Jack) Hobbs was born 16 December 1882 in Cambridge and died 21 December 1963 in Hove. He was a professional cricketer who played for Surrey from 1905 to 1934 and for England in 61 Test matches from 1908 to 1930. Universally known as "Jack" and nicknamed "The Master", Hobbs is widely regarded as cricket's greatest-ever opening batsman.

Posted in History on Jun 01, 2011