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Doncaster News and 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.
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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