English cricketer Fred Trueman dies, aged 75
Saturday, July 1, 2006
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Dubbed 'Fiery Fred', Trueman was born in Stainton, Yorkshire and made his Yorkshire test debut in 1949, eventually retiring 20 years later. Over the course of his career, both for his county and his country, Trueman took in excess of 2,000 wickets.
Speaking on Sky News (1st July 2006) former England Cricket Captain, Mike Gatting said, "He was in a league of his own, Fiery Fred will be missed."