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
|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.
What makes this innocuous-seeming bowler so difficult to handle?