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Brief profile of Jimmy Eaglestone
by Dr.A.K.Hignell


Player:JT Eaglestone

Jimmy Eaglestone won Championship medals with Middlesex in 1947 and then with Glamorgan in 1948.

 

After a spell on the M.C.C. groundstaff and then with Middlesex, the left-handed batsman moved to South Wales in search of greater opportunities of first-team cricket. His steady batting and fine ground fielding helped secure him a regular place in Glamorgan`s team that won the Championship for the first time in their history as well as his county cap.

 

He left the county`s staff in 1949 and returned to London where he ran a newsagents business in the Paddington area.

 

(December 2003)

(Article: Copyright © 2003 Dr.A.K.Hignell)



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