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

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
Final: ENG Women v IND Women at Lord's - Jul 23
ENG Women won by 9 runs
1st Test: England U19 v India U19 at Chesterfield - Jul 23-26
India U19 388/6 (88.2 ov)
South Group: Glamorgan v Essex at Cardiff - Jul 23
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
South Group: Hampshire v Surrey at Southampton - Jul 23
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
North Group: Lancashire v Durham at Manchester - Jul 23
Lancashire won by 31 runs
South Group: Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton - Jul 23
Somerset won by 5 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
South Group: Sussex v Kent at Hove - Jul 23
Match tied (D/L method)
North Group: Warwickshire v Derbyshire at Birmingham - Jul 23
Warwickshire won by 20 runs
North Group: Yorkshire v Worcs at Leeds - Jul 23
Yorkshire won by 37 runs
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