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British Sports Hall of Fame 1947: Benny Lynch, Marjorie Pollard, Herbert Sutcliffe and Joyce Wethered

My choices for the British Sports Hall of Fame for 1947 are: Benny Lynch (Boxing) –  a brilliant flyweight with a devastating punch who was world champion from 1935 to 1938.  He won the NBA version of the title by … Continue reading

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British Sports Hall of Fame 1945: Alf Ellaby, Hughie Gallagher, Peggy Scriven and Hedley Verity

As there was very little sport in the World War II years of 1939 to 1945 I am resuming my Hall of Fame lists for Britain and the World from 1945. Here are my choices for the British Hall of … Continue reading

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