Tommy Thorpe

Thomas Thorpe (19 May 1881 – 28 September 1953) born in Attercliffe, Yorkshire, was an English footballer and cricketer. Thorpe's batting style is unknown, whilst in football he was a goalkeeper. He holds the record for being Barnsley's oldest player at 40 years 310 days.

Tommy Thorpe
Personal information
Full name Thomas Thorpe
Date of birth (1881-05-19)19 May 1881
Place of birth Attercliffe, Yorkshire, England
Date of death 28 September 1953(1953-09-28) (aged 72)
Place of death Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Rawmarsh Athletic
−1904 Kilnhurst
1904–1905 Doncaster Rovers 31 (0)
1905–1909 Barnsley 101 (1)
1909–1921 Northampton Town 22 (0)
1921–1922 Barnsley 13 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals
Tommy Thorpe
Cricket information
BattingUnknown
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1913Northamptonshire
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 3
Runs scored 11
Batting average 3.33
100s/50s –/–
Top score 6
Balls bowled
Wickets
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 2/–
Source: Cricinfo, 15 November 2011

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