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Full name John Frank Harvey
Born September 27, 1939, Barnwell, Cambridge
Died August 20, 2003, Bradfield, Berkshire (aged 63 years 327 days)
Major teams Berkshire, Derbyshire, Minor Counties
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm offbreak
|List A span||1964-1986|
John Harvey played 204 matches for Derbyshire between 1963 and 1972 as a middle-order batsman, scoring 7538 runs at 24.16. He passed 1000 runs in a season three times (1966, 1968 and 1971) with his best season coming in 1971 when he scored 1226 runs 32.26. After retiring from first-class cricket he played for Berkshire from 1978 to 1987 and had two spells with Cambridgeshire (1958-59 and 1973-77). He was also a groundsman at Bradfield College.
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