Geoffrey Boycott

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Birthday
21, 1940
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
21, 1940 (age 78)
Birthplace
England

About

One of England's premiere opening batsman, he played for Yorkshire from 1962 to 1986. He became an ICC Hall of Famer and was a cricket commentator for radio and TV.

Before Fame

He lost his spleen when he was impaled by the handle of a mangle when he was eight years old.

Trivia

He became the first English player to average over 100 in a season, which he did twice, in 1971 and 1979.

Family Life

He was the eldest of three sons born to Thomas and Jane Boycott.

Associated With

He and Alec Stewart are two of the only Englishman to have earned more than one hundred Test caps.