Willie Middlebrook

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Not to be confused with American and Canadian football player Willie Middlebrooks.

Willie Middlebrook (23 May 1858 – 26 April 1919) was an English first-class cricketer, who played seventeen matches for Yorkshire County Cricket Club in 1888 and 1889.[1] He also appeared for Lord Hawke's XI (1889) and Louis Hall's Yorkshire XI (1891) in other first-class games.

Middlebrook was born in Morley, West Yorkshire, England, and was a right arm fast bowler. He took 54 wickets in all matches at 19.83, with a best of 5 for 59 against Cambridge University, his only five wicket haul. He scored 96 runs at 4.36, with a best of 19 not out, also against Cambridge University. He also took 20 catches in the field.

He died in April 1919, at the age of 60, in Morley.


  1. ^ Warner, David (2011). The Yorkshire County Cricket Club: 2011 Yearbook (113th ed.). Ilkley, Yorkshire: Great Northern Books. p. 374. ISBN 978-1-905080-85-4. 

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