Wilfred Stoddart      

Full name Wilfred Bowring Stoddart

Born April 27, 1871, West Derby, Liverpool, Lancashire

Died January 8, 1935, Wood End Park, Grassendale, Liverpool, Lancashire (aged 63 years 256 days)

Major teams Lancashire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 19 32 5 410 43* 15.18 0 0 7 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 19 1907 1122 48 6/121 23.37 3.53 39.7 3 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1898 - 1899

A slow legbreak bowler, Wilfred Stoddart played occasionally for Lancashire, and in 1898 at Scarborough for Gentlemen against Players and for MCC against Australians. Captain of the Liverpool cricket and rugbyl teams, he was a member of the Lancashire CCC committee. A strong forward, he played rugby for Lancashire and for England in all the 1897 internationals, one of only six men to do so. He was a Liberal councilor in Liverpool. His brother, Lawrence, won the first US amateur golf championship.
Martin Williamson