RIP Thread March

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  1. John Ex Aberdeen now E.R.

    John Ex Aberdeen now E.R. Well-Known Member

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    John Hampshire, fine bats man passed away RIP.
     
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  2. Chazz Rheinhold

    Chazz Rheinhold Well-Known Member

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    Jacky Hampshire? Fine opening bat for Yorks with Sir Geoffrey. RIP
     
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  3. John Ex Aberdeen now E.R.

    John Ex Aberdeen now E.R. Well-Known Member

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    The very same.
     
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  4. Oregon Tiger

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    got most of his runs batting 4 or 5 rather than opening (which he did occasionally) but a fine batsman non the less.

    excellent umpire as well, after he retired from playing.
     
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    My memory must be going. Coulda sworn he used to open.
     
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  6. Oregon Tiger

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    he did at times, but mostly he was in the middle order.
     
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  7. Fez

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    Jack Hampshire, one of ours. RIP
     
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  8. City Man

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    Got his autograph at Circle one Sunday in the 70s, along with Chris Old, Tony Nich, Phil Sharpe, Bairstow and the Holy Grail Geoff Boycott.
    JPL games used to pull 6,000 back then, 40 overs a side. Great cheap Sunday afternoon entertainment.
    Don Wilson tossing the coin if I remember rightly.
     
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  9. Ernie Shackleton

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    Yorkshire president n'arl.

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    No helmet. Proper forward defensive. Foot in the crease.

    RIP. A Yorkshire sporting legend.
     
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  10. John Ex Aberdeen now E.R.

    John Ex Aberdeen now E.R. Well-Known Member

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    It was indeed, I miss those days.
     
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  11. City Man

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    Hull's own - Mike Bore.
    Nowadays, Scarborough in August is the next best thing.
     
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  12. John Ex Aberdeen now E.R.

    John Ex Aberdeen now E.R. Well-Known Member

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    Yes, it's a while since I have been to Scarborough, the last time I went to watch Cricket was Headingley.
     
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  13. Fez

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    I'm fortunate, to some extent, I live 10mins from Chester-le-Street and usually attend all of the Yorkshire games and more besides - got my ticket for the summer test - sadly , the powers that be demoted Co Durham, but I shall attend with the lads anyway. Can't beat a good day out at the cricket ... hic
     
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  14. John Ex Aberdeen now E.R.

    John Ex Aberdeen now E.R. Well-Known Member

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    One of my fondest memories when I was young, was we had a cottage in Dent dale, and my father and myself would go and watch Cricket at Sedbergh School. Having a summer afternoon there was a lovely, relaxing part of the holiday.
     
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    Former Celtic player Tommy Gemmell has died aged 73.
     
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  16. City Man

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    Ended up at Forest and came to BP with them in the 70s.
    Despise Celtic and their whole 'rebel' plastic paddy fanbase, but that 67 team were a great team and they all came from within a 30(?) mile radius of their ground. Gemmell scored a screamer in the final against Internazionale of Milan . Big Jock Knew a good player when he saw one.
     
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  17. Melbournetiger

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    Jackie Hampshire still got his autograph ,along with Boycs,Close,Wilson RIP
     
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    Thomas Starzl... Has Died at the ripe Ol age of 90. He performed the Worlds 1st Liver transplant. An American Surgeon and had a hand in creating anti - rejecting drugs. A worthwhile contribution.
     
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    Raymond Kopa age 85. Winner of European Cup 3 years running with the great Real Madrid side of the 1950s and winner of Ballon D’Or.
     
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