Jack Crapp

Cricket Player

1912 – 1981

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Who was Jack Crapp?

John "Jack" Frederick Crapp was an English cricketer, who played first-class cricket for Gloucestershire between 1936 and 1956, and played for England on tour in the winter of 1948-49.

Cricket writer, Colin Bateman, noted that Crapp was a "sound rather than spectacular batsman who scored 1,000 runs in all but one of his fifteen seasons - that was 1954, when he struggled with the Gloucestershire captaincy". Crapp went on to become an umpire for twenty two seasons, including standing in four Test matches.

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Born
Oct 14, 1912
St Columb Major
Nationality
  • England
Lived in
  • St Columb Major
  • Bristol
Died
Feb 13, 1981
Knowle, Bristol

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