Full name Alan Hodgson
Born October 27, 1951, Moorside, Consett, Co Durham
Died October 6, 2016 (aged 64 years 345 days)
Major teams Northamptonshire
Batting style Left-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
|First-class span||1970 - 1979|
|List A span||1971 - 1979|
Alan Hodgson, a pwerful seam bowler, was a member of Northamptonshire's 1976 Gillette Cup winning team, winning his county cap in the same year. After retiring in 1979, he fulfilled various coaching roles at the club. Born in Moorside in Durham in 1951, he was a long-time flatmate of Colin Milburn and a primary source for the play about Milburn's Life, When the Eye Has Gone, tragically dying only a few days before it was first performed.
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