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Frank Parr      

Full name Francis David Parr

Born June 1, 1928, Wallasey, Cheshire

Died May 8, 2012, Hampstead Hospice, London (aged 83 years 342 days)

Major teams Lancashire

Batting style Left-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Francis David Parr
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 49 53 11 507 42 12.07 0 0 71 20
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 49 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1951-1954
Profile

In 1953 Frank Parr played his first full season as a wicketkeeper for Lancashire, being awarded his county cap near the end of the summer. But within a year his career as a cricketer was at an end although a future as a jazz musician beckoned.

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Aug 19, 1953

Frank Parr, Lord's, August 29, 1953

Frank Parr

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