Tag Archive: Sheffield Shield

Temp scoreboard at the ‘G

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The Melbourne Cricket Ground, also known as the MCG, or simply the ‘G, has a temporary scoreboard while the previous vision boards (to use their correct names) are made even bigger. Scoreboard Pressure’s… Continue reading

Glenelg Oval, South Australia

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  A piece of South Australian cricket history – not the majestic Adelaide Oval scoreboard – but still providing plenty of  information to the small crowds at the inaugural first class fixture at… Continue reading

Melbourne Cricket Ground, December 1962

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Ian Davidson took this photo on the last day of a Sheffield Shield game between Victoria and New South Wales. Note the wording at the top of the scoreboard: ‘MCC INTERNATIONAL CRICKET CENTENARY’.… Continue reading

The Gabba, Brisbane, Queensland

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Don Bradman and Jack Fingleton in action, watched by a sea of hats. Photo courtesy of the National Library of Australia’s Pictures Collection. (Photographer unknown) The Gabba scoreboard attendant would have had a… Continue reading

Junction Oval, St Kilda, Victoria

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Ross Dodd is a busy man. Ensconced inside the two-storey Ralph H Smith Scoreboard at Junction Oval he puts up the scores of the amateurs game being played below, the scores of the… Continue reading

Manuka, Australian Capital Territory

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When the  age of digital electronic scoreboards arrived in Australia in  the early 1980s the classic MCG scoreboard – built near the turn of the 20th century –   was not knocked down or… Continue reading