Full name James Norman Stevens
Born June 4, 1910, Bexhill-on-Sea, Sussex
Died December 2, 1993, Ipswich, Suffolk (aged 83 years 181 days)
Major teams Northamptonshire
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
|First-class span||1937 - 1953|
James Stevens was a fast-medium new ball bowler and lower-order batsman who played five times for Northamptonshire in 1937 (they failed to win a match all season) and two more for the Free Foresters in 1953. He also represented Wiltshire in 1936 and Suffolk between 1949 and 1955. A teacher by profession, he served in the RAF in the War.
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