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Norman Claxton


Inducted in 2015

Norman Claxton was an outstanding and multi-talented sportsman. By the time he was 24 he had represented South Australia in cricket, won the Bay Sheffield and Bendigo sprint Gifts and played in two football Premierships for North Adelaide.

From 1898 to 1909 Norman represented South Australia in 39 first class cricket matches, which saw him finish his cricket career with 2090 runs with a highest score of 199 not out and 66 wickets at an average of 34.42 runs.

He went on to play baseball for North Adelaide and South Australia in 1911-1912. After retiring from baseball, he played a major administrative role for the SACA for 20 years and the South Australia Baseball League for 38 years.