Don Bradman

Sir Donald George Bradman, "The Don", (1908-2001) is acknowledged as the greatest batsman of all time. His career Test average of 99.94 is cited as the greatest achievement by any sportsman in any sport. The story of him practising with a cricket stump and golf ball is part of folklore. By age 22 he had set many records some of which still stand. Bodyline was devised by the England team to curb his scoring. In 1948. he returned to captain "The Invincibles" on an unbeaten tour of England
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Caricature of Don Bradman's personality and cricketing profile published in the English newspaper 'News of the World' in 1930.

Caricature of Don Bradman's personality and cricketing profile published in the English newspaper 'News of the World' in 1930.

Caricature of Sir Don Bradman and Babe Ruth by artist Bill Leak.

Caricature of Sir Don Bradman and Babe Ruth by artist Bill Leak.

Australia's most revered sportsperson is Don Bradman (1908-2001). The cricketer from Bowral in New South Wales had a first-class cricket career that spanned 21 years. He retired in 1948 with a batting average of 99.94 runs.

Australia's most revered sportsperson is Don Bradman (1908-2001). The cricketer from Bowral in New South Wales had a first-class cricket career that spanned 21 years. He retired in 1948 with a batting average of 99.94 runs.

Don Bradman's New South Wales team blazer, blue, insignia on pocket. Bradman played for New South Wales between 1927 and 1934.

Don Bradman's New South Wales team blazer, blue, insignia on pocket. Bradman played for New South Wales between 1927 and 1934.

'The Australians In Toronto' Don Bradman relaxing as the OMPB cameras film the team gathered together at the Toronto Cricket Club. To the right of Bradman is former Australian Test wicketkeeper Hanson ‘Sammy’ Carter. Carter would permanently lose his sight in one eye following an on-field incident later in this tour (NFSA title 486807)

'The Australians In Toronto' Don Bradman relaxing as the OMPB cameras film the team gathered together at the Toronto Cricket Club. To the right of Bradman is former Australian Test wicketkeeper Hanson ‘Sammy’ Carter. Carter would permanently lose his sight in one eye following an on-field incident later in this tour (NFSA title 486807)

AUSTRALIA'S DON BRADMAN MAKES HIS WAY BACK to the pavilion through crowds of well-wishers after helping his team to victory with an unbeaten 173 on the final day. Australia set a new test record (which stood until 1975) by scoring 404 in their second innings to win the game. Image from PA Photos.

AUSTRALIA'S DON BRADMAN MAKES HIS WAY BACK to the pavilion through crowds of well-wishers after helping his team to victory with an unbeaten 173 on the final day. Australia set a new test record (which stood until 1975) by scoring 404 in their second innings to win the game. Image from PA Photos.

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