Full name James Rainey Munro Mackay
Born September 9, 1880, Armidale, New South Wales
Died June 13, 1953, Walcha, New South Wales (aged 72 years 277 days)
Major teams New South Wales, Transvaal
Batting style Right-hand bat
|First-class span||1902/03 - 1906/07|
"Sunny Jim" Mackay (1881-1953) was a heavy scoring right-handed opening batsman for New South Wales who made his debut in 1902-03. He was considered unlucky to miss the Australian tour to England in 1905. In 1906-07 he moved to South Africa and played for Transvaal, however a work accident affected his vision and ended his first class playing career. An attempted comeback when he moved back to Sydney did not bring his recall to the NSW side.
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