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On this day, 16th December 1927, Donald Bradman made his debut in first-class cricket for New South Wales against South Australia. Batting at No. 7, he scored a century.
Sir Donald George “Don” Bradman, (27 August 1908 – 25 February 2001), often referred to as “The Don”, was an Australian cricketer, widely acknowledged as the greatest Test batsman of all time. Bradman’s Test batting average of 99.94 is often cited as the greatest achievement by any sportsman in any major sport. (Wikipedia)
These photographs are from glass photonegatives in the Sam Hood collection Home and Away at the State Library of New South Wales