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date: 19 September 2019

Fry, C. B. 

Source:
A Dictionary of Sports Studies
Author(s):

Alan Tomlinson

(1872–1956)Charles Burgess Fry personified the all-round amateur ideal of the English gentleman in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Fry played cricket for Oxford University and then England and was the most consistently prolific batsman in England for several years. But he also played for England at association football (playing in an FA Cup Final for the Southampton club), played rugby football at international level, and was joint holder of a junior long-jump record for more than twenty years. Fry was an accomplished Oxford classics scholar: cricket writer ... ...

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