Although Baseball was established in this country before the Second World War, it became very popular in the 1950’s and 1960’s, probably as a result of so many American troops being billeted over during and after hostilities ended.
Benfleet was no exception and had its own team known as Benfleet Greys, and the following photograph taken around 1951-1952 shows the team at that time.
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Back row left to right. (N/K not known)N/K N/K Ken Clark Pat Beavis Peter Nunn Vern Campbell N/K
Front row left to right Sid Eden N/K Tony Johnson N/K Reg Fagg
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