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John Munn      

Full name John Shannon Munn

Born June 6, 1880, Harbour Grace, St John's, Newfoundland, Canada

Died February 24, 1918, lost on board SS Florizel wrecked 7 miles from Cape Race en route between Newfoundland and New York (aged 37 years 263 days)

Major teams Oxford University

Bowling style Left-arm bowler

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 10 13 7 55 13* 9.16 0 0 2 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 10 1276 711 24 4/39 29.62 3.34 53.1 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1900-1901
Profile

One of only three first-class cricketers produced by the dominion of Newfoundland, Jack Munn was a useful left-arm bowler and stylish bat who played first-class cricket for Oxford University in 1900 and 1901. As a bat he was equally strong on either side of the wicket, and he was a smart field, usually at mid-off.

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Aug 7, 2002

Inscription on gravestone of Newfoundland's greatest cricketer JS Munn in Anglican Cemetery, St. John's, Newfoundland. Munn played for Oxford University in the 1900 match against Cambridge. He, his daughter and daughter's nurse are all buried here after being drowned in the wreck of the Florizel. Inscription reads

Inscription on gravestone of Newfoundland's greatest cricketer JS Munn

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Aug 7, 2002

Gravestone of Newfoundland's greatest cricketer JS Munn in Anglican Cemetery, St. John's, Newfoundland. Munn played for Oxford University in the 1900 match against Cambridge.

Gravestone of Newfoundland's greatest cricketer JS Munn

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