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Full name Henry Albert Bates
Born December 3, 1880, Hoxton New town, Shoreditch, London
Died September 9, 1942, Reading, Berkshire (aged 61 years 280 days)
Major teams Middlesex
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Henry Bates, a professional batsman, played regularly for Surrey 2nd XI but his two first-class outings came for Middlesex at the end of the 1909 season. He made no impression.
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