Subject(s): Sir Donald Bradman
Location: Bradman Museum, Bowral, NSW, Australia
Sculptor: Tanya Bartlett
Status: In Situ
Plaque: THE FINAL SALUTE. Sir Donald Bradman AC. 1908-2001. Donald George Bradman was born on 27 August 1908.He grew up in Bowral and became the greatest cricketer of all time. In 52 Test matches Bradman scored 6996 runs at an average of 99.94. Sir Donald Bradman died peacefully at the age of 92 on 25 February 2001. "Future generations all regard him not only as a very great batsman, but also as a brilliant captain and, above all, as one of the truest gentlemen who has ever worn flannels" Arthur Gilligan, England cricketer and commentator. This statue was unveiled by former Australian cricketer and Bradman team mate, Mr Bill Brown, 24 February 2002. Mr Ian Craig Chairman. Tanya Bartlett Sculptor. BRADMAN MUSEUM.