Get involved: send your pictures, video, news and views by texting WO to 80360, or upload here
June 23, 1923
There was a curious incident in the match between Chesham and Wycombe on the former’s ground on Saturday.
A batsman returned a ball with great force, it struck a player’s arm, bounced off, hit the umpire’s hand and then dropped into the pocket of his white jacket. A four was claimed and given.
[From the Watford Observer of June 23, 1923]
For more stories from the Watford Observer’s archive, go to our Nostalgia section by clicking HERE
Comments are closed on this article.