Harold Larwood

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Born Monday 14 November 1904, died Saturday 22 July 1995

Occupation: Athlete

Nationality: English

I must have made a good impression because a club official to us into his office and asked me if I would sign on for a year with a view to becoming a professional.

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In my first season I took 76 wickets at an average of less than 5 runs.

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Down the mine I dreamed of cricket; I bowled imaginery balls in the dark; I sent the stumps spinning and heard them rattling in the tunnels. No mishap was going to stop me from bowling in the real game, especially this one.

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Cricket was my reason for living.

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