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16-February-2007
16-February-2007

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson

A statue commemorates Australian cricketer, Sir Donald Bradman (1908-2001). 

The Tattersall’s Parade of the Champions undertaking is a gift to the people of Australia by Tattersall's and is a focal point of the Yarra Park precinct. 

Sir Donald Bradman is an Australian sporting legend. No other sportsperson in Australian history has captured the respect and admiration of the sporting public the way `The Don`, the cricketer from Bowral in New South Wales has done.

During his 21 years of first-class cricket, Bradman achieved everything that was possible in the sport - he captained his South Australian Sheffield Shield team; was a State selector; Test selector; and captain of the Australian Team for almost a decade, including of the 1948 Australian Test team known as The Invincibles.

Location

Address:Brunton Avenue, Outside Gate 5, Melbourne Cricket Ground, East Melbourne, 3002
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.820646
Long: 144.982155
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Sculpture
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Sport
Monument Designer:Louis Laumen

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:May-2003
Front Inscription

SIR DONALD BRADMAN
        1908 - 2001

The Don played 52 tests for Australia f
     rom 1928 to 1948.

He was captain in 24 tests scoring 6996 runs
at a world record average of 99.94.
His amazing first class batting record
of 117 centuries included 19 at the MCG.

Source: MA
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