W G Grace Quotes
'Never read print, it spoils one's eye for the ball.'
'I should like to say that good batsman are born, not made; but my long experience comes up before me, and tells me that it is not so.'
'A cricketer's life is a life of splendid freedom, healthy effort, endless variety, and delightful good fellowship'
Born in Bristol, Bristol
Died in London
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