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Arthur Wood      

Full name Arthur Machin Wood

Born February 21, 1861, Pye Bridge, Derbyshire, England

Died August 25, 1947, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (aged 86 years 185 days)

Major teams United States of America, Derbyshire, English Residents, Philadelphians

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm slow

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Arthur Machin Wood
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 71 123 4 2677 182 22.49 4 96 0
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5w 10
First-class 71 348 13 6/31 26.76 1 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1879-1909
Profile

Arthur Wood toured three times with Philadelphia (1897, 1903 and 1908) but unlike most of his team-mates he was born in England and only emigrated to the USA when in his 20s, by which time he had already played for Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. In the USA he was considered one of the best batsmen, and on the 1908 tour he topped the averages, making 132 in the opening first-class game.
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Arthur Wood

Arthur Wood

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