This 1948 photo is cool. It shows the then Australian Cricket team’s new batsman Neil Harvey playing cricket with some boys in the laneway next to his family home.

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Courtesy of Argus Newspaper Collection of Photographs, SLV / ID: an017807 / photographer: unknown / copyright: copyright: expired – image is in the public domain / c1948

Fitzroy history – backyard cricket Fitzroy style

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  • 5 September 2010 at 3:02 pm
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    These days you’re likely to end up with a council officer moving the kids on to deter any unlawful behaviour and/or to keep the (probably unused) laneway clear for mythical traffic.
    Betcha they copped a hiding if anyone hit that shiny duco!

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