1890s Jack Brown Yorkshire CCC Wisden Cricketer of 1895 rare Baines cricket card

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1890s Jack Brown Yorkshire CCC Wisden Cricketer of 1895 rare Baines cricket card

Excellent condition 1890s Baines cricket card of John Thomas Brown (born 1869 – died 1904) known better as Jack Brown, an English professional cricketer, who played primarily as a batsman. He was Yorkshire's first great opening batsman, a lineage continued by Herbert SutcliffeLen Hutton and Geoffrey Boycott. He took five wickets in an innings on three occasions.Brown's form in 1894 was such to earn him both a mention as a Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1895, and a Test debut against Australia at Sydney in 1894/95.