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Re: NEWS:...a different world then.....
Posted by: Longers
Date: 22/07/2017 14:41
It might be suggested that I am here as a result of all this -

My mum was out for the night at the Salon, before the war.
Dad had just finished training at the Gardens and snuck in through the back door to scrounge some food. Dad met mum.

Fast forward a couple of years, and they were married in Abington Park church just before WW2 broke out.

Fast forward to after the war and I came along.

Dad would take me to the Gardens in winter and the county ground in the summer, where I well remember watching those named by Mobbs. I recall Keith Andrew actually getting a stumping off David Larter's bowling! But he did not mention my favourites at the time, the Watts' brothers, Jim and Peter. I can also remember the Windies, as well as the Aussies. We got decent touring side games in those days.

As for Colin Milburn, simply put, he was a lovely man.

You brought a tear to my eye with this piece, Mobbs. Different times!!

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