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Full name William John Blair Soppitt
Born December 30, 1856, Maidstone, Kent
Died October 29, 1910, Shepherd's Bush, Fulham, London (aged 53 years 303 days)
Major teams Middlesex
Also known as birth registered as William James Soppitt
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
William Soppitt played for Middlesex Colts a decade before his first-class debut for South in 1887. The wait did him no good as he bagged a pair batting in the middle order. Three weeks later he made his one Middlesex appearance and opening the bowling against Oxford University he took 5 for 152 as the county lost by an innings.
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