Melbourne Cricket Club

The Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC) was founded in 1838 and has been responsible for the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG or “The G”) since 1853. The Melbourne Football Club is a division of the MCC which also organizes several other sports. The MCG hosted the first cricket Test in 1877 against England, the 1956 Olympic Games and a Billy Graham evangelistic crusade in 1959. The record attendance for an Australian Rules football match was 121,696 spectators at the MCG for the 1970 VFL Grand Final
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The Western Bulldogs pose with the Premiership Cup after winning the 2016 AFL Grand Final match between the Sydney Swans and the Western Bulldogs at...

The Western Bulldogs pose with the Premiership Cup after winning the 2016 AFL Grand Final match between the Sydney Swans and the Western Bulldogs at.

Bulldogs players celebrate the win during the 2016 AFL Grand Final match between the Sydney Swans and the Western Bulldogs at Melbourne Cricket...

Bulldogs players celebrate the win during the 2016 AFL Grand Final match between the Sydney Swans and the Western Bulldogs at Melbourne Cricket.

Opening Ceremony, 1956 Summer Olympics. Overview of crowd in stands at Melbourne Cricket Ground Stadium. Melbourne, Australia  Visit page 	 View image

Overview of crowd in stands at Melbourne Cricket Ground Stadium. Melbourne, Australia Visit page View image

191-Colin Campbell McDonald played in 47 Tests from 1952 to 1961. An opening batsman, he made his debut in the 5th Test against West Indies at Sydney in 1952. He formed a successful partnership with Jim Burke. His career peaked against England in 1958/9 scoring the most runs of any player in Test cricket in the 1959 calendar year. He reached his highest Test score of 170 in the 4th Test against at Adelaide and a second century in the 5th Test in Melbourne. He made 3107 Test runs at 39.32.

191-Colin Campbell McDonald played in 47 Tests from 1952 to 1961. An opening batsman, he made his debut in the 5th Test against West Indies at Sydney in 1952. He formed a successful partnership with Jim Burke. His career peaked against England in 1958/9 scoring the most runs of any player in Test cricket in the 1959 calendar year. He reached his highest Test score of 170 in the 4th Test against at Adelaide and a second century in the 5th Test in Melbourne. He made 3107 Test runs at 39.32.

Johnny Mullagh. Aboriginal Australian Cricketer. After the tour most of the players died in obscurity with only a few playing top class cricket again. Johnny Mullagh played for Victoria against Lord Harris' English team in 1879 top scoring in the second innings. He became a professional at the Melbourne Cricket Club and died in 1891.

Johnny Mullagh. Aboriginal Australian Cricketer. After the tour most of the players died in obscurity with only a few playing top class cricket again. Johnny Mullagh played for Victoria against Lord Harris' English team in 1879 top scoring in the second innings. He became a professional at the Melbourne Cricket Club and died in 1891.

LINDSAY HASSETT

23 Lindsay Hassett, He presided over a successful team that gradually aged and declined. He was a cheerful character with a poker face that aided his captaincy.

Lindsay Hassett, Australian Test batsman of the great late 1940s team

Lindsay Hassett, Australian Test batsman of the great late team

Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne:

Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne:ranked on TripAdvisor among 294 attractions in Melbourne.

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