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Sir Leonard ‘Len’ Hutton – Born on 23 June 1916

The brilliant English and Yorkshire cricketer, Len Hutton was born in Fulneck, Pudsey, on 23 June 1916.

To celebrate the day of his birth, here are two, historical newspaper stories that report on his most famous innings – the 364 that he scored against Australia in August 1938.

historical newspaper report about len hutton

Western Daily Press – Wednesday 24 August 1938

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000513/19380824/006/0003

historical newspaper report about len hutton

Hull Daily Mail – Tuesday 23 August 1938

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000324/19380823/006/0001

historical newspaper report about len hutton

Hull Daily Mail – Saturday 07 February 1948

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000324/19480207/051/0004

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