Ross Stanford      

Full name Ross Milton Stanford

Born September 25, 1917, Fulham Gardens, Adelaide, South Australia

Died July 11, 2006, Kilburn, South Australia (aged 88 years 289 days)

Major teams Australian Services, South Australia

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 23 35 3 832 153 26.00 1 5 4 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 23 24 25 0 - - - 6.25 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1935/36 - 1947/48
Profile

Ross Stanford was a schoolboy prodigy who made 416 at the age of 14. But his first-class career seemed to be over before it ever began when he was run-out for 0 on his debut for South Australia four years later in 1936-37. "He came in to bat with Don Bradman on his way to a record 369," a team-mate recalled. "He was so nervous he ran himself out without facing a ball." He was dropped and did not appear again before WW2.

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