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Our history: A young Don Bradman played with Bowral cricket club in early 1920s

Updated January 25 2022 - 2:33am, first published December 31 2021 - 1:00am
HANDY LOCATION: A 1960s view over Bowral's Bradman Oval to the Bradman family home (arrowed) on Glebe St, built by Don's father George in 1924 facing what was then Glebe Oval. Photo: BDH&FHS

Cricket legend Sir Donald Bradman grew up at Bowral. He was aged 2 1/2 years when in 1911 his parents relocated to the town from a farm near Cootamundra. Continuing here is an overview of his years spent locally along with a history of Glebe Park oval that would be renamed Bradman Oval.