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Jake Seamer      

Full name John Wemyss Seamer

Born June 23, 1913, Shapwick, Somerset

Died April 16, 2006 (aged 92 years 297 days)

Major teams Oxford University, Somerset

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak googly

Education Marlborough College

John Wemyss Seamer
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 81 134 12 2483 194 20.35 4 5 44 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 81 243 171 4 2/6 42.75 4.22 60.7 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1932 - 1949
Profile

As a young man Jake Seamer wanted to be an actor. He had a personable, if slightly quirky, manner and enunciated as a vicar's son should. But the nearest he got to a stage career was to play the Dame in the annual pantos during his days in the Sudan Political Service. County cricket was his second secret wish. In his school holidays he used regularly to cycle along the narrow country lanes from the vicarage at Shapwick to the county ground in Taunton.

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May 21, 1936

Jake Seamer

Jake Seamer

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Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Investec Test: England v New Zealand at Leeds - May 29-Jun 2
New Zealand 350 & 454/8d England 350 & 44/0
Derbyshire v Gloucs at Derby - May 31-Jun 3
Gloucs 329 Derbyshire 77/2
Essex v Leics at Chelmsford - May 31-Jun 3
Essex 166 & 43/2 Leics 280
Glamorgan v Northants at Cardiff - May 31-Jun 3
Glamorgan 371 Northants 79/5
Hampshire v Worcs at Southampton - May 31-Jun 3
Hampshire 222 Worcs 221/3
Middlesex v Warwickshire at Lord's - May 31-Jun 3
Warwickshire 342 Middlesex 39/1
Surrey v Lancashire at The Oval - May 31-Jun 3
Surrey 435/8
Notts v Sussex at Nottingham - Jun 1-4
Notts 255 Sussex 39/3
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