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Eric Marsh      

Full name Frederick Eric Marsh

Born July 17, 1920, Bolsover, Derbyshire

Died March 25, 2003, Derby (aged 82 years 251 days)

Major teams Derbyshire

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Other Coach

Frederick Eric Marsh
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 66 109 20 1627 86 18.28 0 7 32 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 66 3423 1698 44 6/37 38.59 2.97 77.7 1 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1946 - 1949
Profile

A miner by profession, he survived the Markham Colliery disaster that claimed 70 lives in 1938, making his debut for Derbyshire on the resumption in 1946. He went on to play 66 times, with his best performance coming when he took 6 for 37 against Northamptonshire in 1947. In 1950 he was appointed coach at Repton, where he stayed for 30 years, and he also helped on the MCC's famous Easter coaching courses. Even though he retired in 1980 he continued to coach junior sides at the school for another decade. He spent a time on Derbyshire's committee and continued to be a regular spectator until ill health limited his visits.
Martin Williamson

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2003

Eric Marsh

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