George Eastman

Cricket Player

1903 – 1991

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Who was George Eastman?

George Frederick Eastman was an English cricketer. Eastman was a right-handed batsman who played as a specialist wicket-keeper. He was born at Leyton, Essex.

Eastman made his first-class debut for Essex in the 1926 County Championship against Nottinghamshire. He made 47 further first-class appearances for the county, the last of which came against Surrey in the 1929 County Championship. In his 48 appearances he scored 261 runs at an average of 6.86, with a high score of 34 not out. Behind the stumps he took 29 catches and made 21 stumpings. With Roy Sheffield and Tom Wade queueing up to take the gloves, as well as being superior batsman, Eastman found himself forced out of the Essex team and left the county at the end of the 1929 season.

He died at Upperton, Sussex on 15 March 1991. He was the brother of Essex all-rounder Laurie Eastman.

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Born
Apr 7, 1903
Leyton
Nationality
  • England
Died
Mar 15, 1991
Upperton, West Sussex

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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