Full name Frank William Putner
Born September 26, 1912, Greenwich, London
Died March 25, 1997, Slough, Buckinghamshire (aged 84 years 180 days)
Major teams Middlesex
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Legbreak
|First-class span||1933 - 1938|
Frank Putner played 11 games for Middlesex in 1933 and 1934. He scored 80 against Somerset in his first outing in 1934 but he managed only 79 runs form his other 14 innings for the county. In 1934 he scored 126 not out for the MCC Young Professionals in the annual fixture against the Young Amateurs. He later ran various pubs in London and the Home Counties.
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