Alf Valentine

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Birthday
28, 1930
Birthplace
Jamaica
Death Date
May 11, 2004 (74)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
28, 1930
Birthplace
Jamaica
Death Date
May 11, 2004 (74)

About

Jamaican-born cricketer best known for his success in his West Indies team's 1950 British tour.

Before Fame

He was virtually an unknown when he was chosen to fill the position of bowler on his West Indies cricket team.

Trivia

His legendary 1950 cricket tour was celebrated in the popular song, "Victory Calypso."

Family Life

He married twice, fathered four daughters, and fostered many other children.

Associated With

He was a contemporary of English cricket player, Frank Tyson.