WG Grace: Colonial Responses 1873-74, 1891-92

WG GRACEColonial respones to WG Grace on his two Australian cricket tours differed. As a young man he was generally feted as an English and British Empire hero, a wonder of the age. Subsequently he was frequently despised for his trickery and gamesmanship. This story was first related as an honours thesis twenty-two years ago and has probably had only a handful of readers since. It is shared now with the aim of wider appreciation.

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