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Doncaster Features: Famous Doncastrian: Fred Trueman

Frederick Sewards Trueman was born on 6th February 1931 in a colliery house in Stainton. His dad was Stainton's cricket captain and it's reputed that he played for the club aged just 8!

At 12 his family moved to a bigger house in Maltby.
Freddie Trueman of Donny
Batting: Right-hand batsman
Bowling: Right-arm fast

Teams: England (Test: 1952-1965); Yorkshire (Main FC: 1949-1968); Marylebone Cricket Club (Main FC: 1953/54-1964); Yorkshire (Main ListA: 1963-1968); Derbyshire (Main ListA: 1972);

Cricket Writers' Club Young Cricketer of the Year 1952
Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1953

There's another profile at Cricket Archive

Thanks to Gordon Evans of Sprotborough

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