Bradman, Donald George, Sir

Born: Aug 27, 1908 AD
Died: 2001 AD, at 92 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Athlete

1908 - He was born at Cootamundra, New South Wales on the  27th of August.

1920–1921 - He acted as scorer for the local Bowral team captained by his uncle George Whatman.

1922 - He left school to work for a local real estate agent, Percy Westbrook, who encouraged Bradman’s sporting pursuits by giving him time off when necessary.

1928-1929 - Bradman decided that his chances for Test selection would be improved by moving to Sydney for the season, when England toured in defence of the Ashes

1931 - He orchestrated the appointment of Douglas Jardine as England captain, with a view to Jardine leading the tour to Australia, with Warner as team manager.

1934 - He was appointed vice-captain of the 1934 tour of England.

2001 - He died on the 25th of February.

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