A Sporting Hero
Charles Burgess Fry,
known as 'C.B.'
was born in Croydon in 1872.
He won a scholarship
to Oxford University,
where he was captain of the athletics,
cricket and football teams.
As well as his sporting achievements,
a successful sports journalist.
He had a huge range of acquaintances
writers, film stars and politicians.
His closest friend was
Kumar Shri Ranjitsinhji,
known as 'Ranji',
a fellow cricketer and Indian nobleman.
CB died in 1956 at the age of 84.