George Baker biography

George Baker

Cricket Player

1849 – 1879

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Who was George Baker?

George Dashwood Baker was an English cricketer. Baker was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm fast. He was born at Compton Martin, Somerset.

Educated at Rugby School before attending University College, Oxford, Baker later made a single first-class appearance for Middlesex against Oxford University in 1872 at the Prince's Cricket Ground, Chelsea. In Middlesex's first-innings of 250, Baker was dismissed for 5 runs by Samuel Butler, while in their second-innings of 277 he was dismissed by Arthur Ridley. His only first-class appearance ended in a draw.

He died at Ayot St Lawrence, Hertfordshire on 21 December 1879.

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Born
Mar 4, 1849
Compton Martin
Also known as
  • George Dashwood Baker
Nationality
  • England
Profession
Died
Dec 21, 1879
Ayot St Lawrence

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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