Full name Denis Marshall Haynes
Born December 29, 1923, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Died November 26, 2012, Thetford, Norfolk (aged 88 years 333 days)
Major teams Marylebone Cricket Club
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Education Denstone College; St Catharine's College, Cambridge
|First-class span||1956 - 1956|
Denis Haynes played only the one first-class match - for MCC against Oxford University in 1956 - but was a Minor Counties stalwart for Staffordshire in the post-war years, making 90 appearances for the county between 1946 and 1957.
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