Charles Burgess Fry(1872-1956), Cricketer and journalist
Sitter in 15 portraits
An all-rounder gaining Oxford blues at cricket, football and athletics. Scored 30,886 runs for Surrey, Sussex and Hampshire with 94 centuries including 6 in a row in 1901. Played 26 Test matches for England, won FA Cup runners-up medal as amateur for Southampton, jointly held world long jump record and could run 100 yards in 10 seconds. Brilliant classical scholar, served on League of Nations and was offered the throne of Albania, which he declined.
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