Stan McCabe      

Full name Stanley Joseph McCabe

Born July 16, 1910, Grenfell, New South Wales

Died August 25, 1968, Beauty Point, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales (aged 58 years 40 days)

Major teams Australia, New South Wales

Nickname Napper

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Education St Joseph's College, Sydney

Stanley Joseph McCabe
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
Tests 39 62 5 2748 232 48.21 6 13 41 0
First-class 182 262 20 11951 240 49.38 29 68 138 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 39 62 3746 1543 36 4/13 4/38 42.86 2.47 104.0 2 0 0
First-class 182 13440 5362 159 5/36 33.72 2.39 84.5 1 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v Australia at Nottingham, Jun 13-17, 1930 scorecard
Last Test England v Australia at The Oval, Aug 20-24, 1938 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1928-1942
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Wisden obituary
Stan McCabe, who died on August 25, 1968, aged 58, following a fall from a cliff at his home in Sydney, was one of Australia's greatest and most enterprising batsmen. In 62 Test innings between 1930 and 1938 he scored 2,748 runs, including six centuries, for an average of 48.21. During a first-class career lasting from 1928 to 1942, he obtained 11,951 runs, average 49.39, reaching three figures on 29 occasions. Short and stockily-built, with strong arms, flexible wrists and excellent footwork, he was at his best when facing bowlers of pace. Though he scored most of his runs by strokes in front of the wicket, with the drive his speciality, he also hooked splendidly. In addition, he was a useful change bowler above medium pace, with the ability to send down the occasional ball which came back from the off at disconcerting speed, and an energetic and accurate fielder.

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Jan 5, 2010

A sculpture of Stan McCabe is unveiled at the SCG, January 5, 2010

A sculpture of Stan McCabe is unveiled at the SCG

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Jun 13, 1938

Stan McCabe is applauded after his 232, England v Australia, 1st Test, Trent Bridge, 3rd day, June 13, 1938

Stan McCabe is applauded after his 232 at Trent Bridge

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1938

Don Bradman and Stan McCabe

Don Bradman and Stan McCabe

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1935

Australian Cricket Hall of Fame 2002

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