Mounted, autographed red leather cricket ball used by Arthur Theodore Wallace Grout at Wanderers Ground, Johannesburg 23rd-28th December 1957

Object Type
Trophies and awards/Trophy/Sporting equipment/Ball
Date Used
1957
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Brief Description
Red leather cricket ball used by Arthur Theodore Wallace Grout in 1957. The ball is mounted on a round wooden plinth with metal plaque on front. Inscription on plaque reads "Presented to W. Grout by the Transvaal Cricket Union for establishing a world test record by catching the following six players in one innings in his first test match played at the Wanderers Ground, Johannesburg 23rd-28th December 1957. Between Australia and South Africa T.Goddard. J.Nel. J.Waite. H.Tayfield. R.McLean. P.Heine". The ball has been signed by the players.
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Date Used
1957
Location
In storage
Registration No
M16253

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