Jack Hobbs

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Birthday
16, 1882
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Dec 21, 1963 (81)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
16, 1882
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Dec 21, 1963 (81)

About

Professional cricket player for nearly thirty years, considered one of the greatest to ever play the game.

Before Fame

He was an errand boy before getting help from his father and becoming a college servant.

Trivia

He inherited a love of cricket from his father, and spent most of his childhood playing it.

Family Life

He married Ada Ellen Gates in September of 1906. He had four children: Leonard, Ivor, Vera and Jack Jr.

Associated With

He and Edmund Hillary are among only about a dozen sports people that have been knighted.