Cricket ball on stand presented to Bill O'Reilly by St George District Cricket Club, 1937

Object Type
Trophies and awards/Trophy/Sporting equipment/Ball
Date Used
30 Oct 1937
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Object Detail


Brief Description
Cricket ball attached to wooden base. Plaque attached to front of base of trophy is engraved and reads 'PRESENTED TO/W.J O'REILLY/BY/ST GEORGE DISTRICT/CRICKET CLUB'. Metal band fastened around circumference of ball is engraved and reads 'RECOGNITION OF HIS PERFORMANCE/TAKING 8 WICKETS FOR 41 RUNS (INCLUDING "HAT TRICK")/1ST GRADE MATCH ST GEORGE V WAVERLEY/OCT 30TH 1937'.
Date Used
30 Oct 1937
Location
In storage
Registration No
M16937.2
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Patricia and Peter O'Reilly

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