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James Baird      

Full name James George Baird

Born November 9, 1920, Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria

Died November 4, 2003, Sandringham, Melbourne, Victoria (aged 82 years 360 days)

Major teams Victoria

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 10 14 7 119 25* 17.00 0 0 4 0
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5w 10
First-class 10 1043 42 7/108 24.83 1 1
Career statistics
First-class span 1948/49 - 1949/50
Profile

James Baird was one of Victoria's finest allround sportsmen. He played ten matches for Victoria as a right-arm medium-pacer immediately after World War II. He was also an outstanding Australian Rules footballer, and once came third in the Stanwell Gift, the world-renowned professional sprint race.
Ken Piesse

Country Fixtures Country Results
WICB Pres XI v Australians at North Sound - May 27-29
WICB Pres XI 288/5
1st Test: West Indies v Australia at Roseau
Jun 3-7, 2015 (10:00 local | 14:00 GMT | 10:00 EDT | 09:00 CDT | 07:00 PDT)
2nd Test: West Indies v Australia at Kingston
Jun 11-15, 2015 (10:00 local | 15:00 GMT | 11:00 EDT | 10:00 CDT | 08:00 PDT)
Kent v Australians at Canterbury
Jun 25-28, 2015 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Essex v Australians at Chelmsford
Jul 1-4, 2015 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
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