Full name Lawrence Ivor Pearson
Born January 25, 1922, Darnall, Sheffield, Yorkshire
Died October 1, 2007, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, England (aged 85 years 249 days)
Major teams Derbyshire
Batting style Left-hand bat
|First-class span||1946 - 1946|
Jack Pearson was a left-hand middle-order batsman who played twice for Derbyshire immediately after World War Two without any real success.
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