Chris Balderstone

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Birthday
16, 1940
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 6, 2000 (59)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
16, 1940
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 6, 2000 (59)

About

Midfielder for Huddersfield Town, Carlisle United, Queen of the South, and, briefly, the Doncaster Rovers. Also a professional cricketer, he played primarily for Leicestershire and the England Test team.

Before Fame

In the mid 1950s, before making his professional debut for Huddersfield Town, he played his youth soccer career for the Shrewsbury Town F.C. Then, in the early 1960s, he made his professional cricket debut for Yorkshire.

Trivia

After ending his career as an athlete, he became a cricket umpire.

Family Life

Born John Christopher Balderstone, he was raised in Huddersfield, England.

Associated With

He joined Huddersfield Town in the spring of 1958 on the invitation of then-coach Bill Shankly.

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