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Harry Thayer      

Full name Harry Chapman Thayer

Born December 31, 1872, Strafford, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Died August 3, 1936, Haverford, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (aged 63 years 216 days)

Major teams Philadelphians

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Relation Brother - GC Thayer, Brother - JB Thayer, Brother - W Thayer, Nephew - JB Thayer

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 18 32 1 462 59 14.90 0 1 7 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 18 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1890 - 1899

Harry Thayer was one of five brothers who played in the Merion Club XI. Between 1882 and 1917, he scored 5,500 for the club, with an average of 21. He appeared against several touring teams and in 1897, by scoring 35 and 44, he helped materially in beating PF Warner's side by six wickets. He played for United States against Canada, visited Bermuda, and in 1897 came to England with the Gentelmen of Philadelphia, his highest innings being 59 at the Oval against the full strength of Surrey. A famous college football player, he was full-back in the All America team of 1892.
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