Dick Barlow

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Birthday
28, 1851
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jul 31, 1919 (68)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
28, 1851
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jul 31, 1919 (68)

About

Best remembered by fans for his incredible batting partnership with A N Hornby, which was one of the best of the time.

Before Fame

He made his first class debut in 1871 for Lancashire, where he stayed for the entirety of his 20-year first class career.

Trivia

He made 17 tests for England between 1881 and 1887.

Family Life

He was born in Bolton, England, and died in Blackpool, England.

Associated With

His partnership with Hornby was immortalized in a poem by Francis Thompson that is considered one of the great cricket poems of all time.