Fred Trueman

Freddie Trueman joined the Sheffield Cricket Club as a teenager and quickly advanced to play for his county, making his Yorkshire debut at Cambridge University in May 1949 at the age of 18. His England career was record-breaking: 307 Test wickets, scored nigh on 1,000 runs and held 64 catches. In addition to enjoying a phenomenally successful career as a player, he was a member of BBC radio`s Test Match Special team from 1974 until 2000, and, until his death from lung cancer in 2006, was renowned as one of the most humorous and brilliantly entertaining speakers on the after-dinner circuit.

Books by Fred Trueman